Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Announces OWL Honorees

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2022 OWL International Women’s Day Virtual Celebration to herald Women’s History Month. The annual event gathers professionals from throughout the community to enjoy wonderful networking and an inspiring virtual stage program.

The OWL International Women’s Day Celebration will be held virtually on March 16, 2022, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The event’s sponsors include KABC7, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, Optimum Seismic, Santa Monica Place, Saint John’s Health Center, Big Bite Productions, Regent Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Bob Gabriel Insurance Co., and Barker Hanger. Tickets for members are $30, $45 for non-member and students are $10.

This year’s theme, “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” is both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.

2022’s “Outstanding Women Leader” honorees are Lindsay Call, City of Santa Monica’s Chief Resilience Officer, Cheryl Kunin Fair, President and General Manager of KABC-TV, the ABC-owned local television station in Los Angeles, Celebrity Chef Nyesha J. Arrington and Michelle Galloway, Of Counsel for Cooley LLP

This year’s esteemed honorees join the company of past award-winning recipients including presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, Julie Pilat from Apple 1, documentary director Amy Ziering, actress Jennifer Garner, Assistant City Manager Elaine Polachek, CALIFORNIALIST founder Bettina Duval, Mallika Chopra (Living With Intent), Santa Monica Chief of Police Jacqueline Seabrooks, and Channel 11 news anchor Christine Devine, County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl among others.