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Union District Oyster Bar & Lounge Executive Chef Tobias Dorzon is Today’s Honoree

Chef Tobias Dorzon is Executive Chef and founder of Victory Chefs Catering and The Victory Truck, a popular mobile kitchen based in the Nation’s Capital. Born and raised in the Washington metropolitan area, Chef Tobias grew up watching his Liberian … Continue reading

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Twist & Stylez Natural Hair Salon Founder Sharon Cooper is Today’s Honoree

My name is Sharon Cooper, Founder/Owner of Twist & Stylez Natural Hair Salon and I have over 20 experience as a Natural Hair Stylist/Educator. I am from Washington DC, where I found my passion for doing hair at the age of 14. I am … Continue reading

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Lacks Family Hela Foundation CEO Lawrence Lacks is Today’s Honoree

Mr. Lawrence Lacks, President & CEO of the Lacks Family HeLa Foundation, and eldest son of the late Henrietta Lacks known for her amazing immortal HeLa Cells. An untold amount was taken from his family and nothing was given back … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Survivor Ruby Y. Burke is Today’s Honoree

Ruby Y. Burke is an extraordinary woman and entrepreneur. She has survived domestic abuse, raised three children, the last one is graduating from Full Sail University in June 2013. She mentors to young ladies and she has created a PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Tax Entrepreneur Tiffany Washington is Today’s Honoree

Maryland-based business owner, Tiffany Washington is special because she has never been limited by the barriers or perceptions of others, has persevered through difficult circumstances and gives back to the community.  With no prior experience as a business owner in … Continue reading

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Fitness For Health Founder Marc Sickel is Today’s Honoree

Still reeling from his own disparaging days on the playground decades ago, Sickel believes that a child who is socially or physically lacking stands out at recess/school, and there is a need for adaptive physical education programs in schools to … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Nicki Sanders

I’m Nicki Sanders, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of The Teen Toolbox. I am a Mother, Entrepreneur, Writer, Youth Advocate, and Life Strategist. My passion for writing was sparked after I won an award for a safety slogan contest in … Continue reading

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