Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California (AWM SoCal) is the local affiliate to the Alliance for Women in Media, national, nonprofit organization. We extend membership to qualified professionals in media and entertainment industries.
Founded in 1952, our mission is to advance the impact of women in these fields by educating and acting as a resource to our members, the industry and our community. AWM SoCal is dedicated to empowering career development and driving positive change for our industry and societal progress.
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Meet Kelli Sargent - Founder, RunForHer.com
"When my Mom was diagnosed with ovarian cancer that is also when I learned there is no test to detect ovarian cancer and that the symptoms are extremely vague" says Kelli Sargent. "While learning more about the disease and my Mom’s fight, I decided to create a marketing and operations plan for an ovarian cancer 5k run/walk for my Master's Degree thesis. I then pitched the concept to Cedars-Sinai Medical center and we partnered together in 2005 to produce run for her®, a 5k Run and Friendship Walk for Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness. Click here to read more.
and Meet Kelli Sargent