17th Annual Madam C. J. Walker
Business and Community Awards Luncheon
Friday, April 10, 2015 |  San Francisco Marriott Hotel                                            

President’s Statement for MCJW Program


Our keynote speaker is Rosalind L. Hudnell. She currently serves as Chief Diversity Officer and Global Director of Education & External Relations for Intel Corporation.  Listen to her:


Mistress of Ceremonies, Supervisor London Breed was recently elected as President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 5.


Madam C. J. Walker Corporate AwardShellye  L. Archambeau, currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of MetricStream Inc., (formerly, Zaplet, Inc.) since 2002.

Madam C. J. Walker Entrepreneur AwardMelanie Shelby is an award winning professional with a nearly 20-year track record of exceeding business objectives for top tier organizations such as AEG, Allstate, California Department of Insurance, Comcast, National Black Caucus of State Legislators, PG&E, State Farm, Southern California Gas Company and others.

Madam C. J. Walker Pioneer AwardDr. Mary Ann Jones   has over 20 years of knowledge and experience as a clinician and administrator in senior management positions.  She became interested in healthcare management and advocacy through her work in the San Francisco Department of Public Health AIDS Office in the late 1980’s.

Madam C. J. Walker Advocacy AwardSondra Alexander  brings over 30 years of commitment, experience and dedication to the nonprofit and faith-based communities of the Oakland East Bay Area. As Executive Director, she moves OCCUR’s mission forward by leading the programs and services that help to create communities of opportunity through strengthening individuals, families and organizations.