LOS ANGELES, CA - 10/07/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET)
The BIBO (Beauty in/Beauty Out) Awards returned to the West Coast for a second time on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at The Los Angeles Theater Center in Downtown LA. Awards categories that celebrate the selfless works and draws attention to true women leaders and role models include Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards, Rupa Dash, CEO & Co-Founder World Woman Foundation & Dash Global Media received the award in this category by actor Antwon Tanner ("One Tree Hill", "Coach Carter") and Actress Danielle Mone` Truitt (“The Princess and the Frog”)
The presenters for the Los Angeles show were actresses Sondra Currie ("The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II”) Lourdes Colon (creator of "Create Option C" and BIBO Awards 2015 alumna), actors Antwon Tanner ("One Tree Hill", "Coach Carter") Ro Brooks(OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots"), Renee Lawless (OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots"), Dr. Maurice Lee (Author, Founder of M.A. Lee Foundation), Dr. Sherrie Campbell (BIBO Awards 2015 alumna), Mauricio Mendoza (Showtime’s “Resurrection Blvd”)and Alan Santana (World Boxing Foundation).
“I am thrilled to get this recognition by the BIBO Worldwide community, my commitment as an entertainment entrepreneur is to not only for women to have equal pay in the film and entertainment industry but also women being treated in the same way as any other professional in the industry. We have only 34% women in film, it’s time for us to work together with community like BIBO to get our voices heard and secure more powerful roles in the industry.” said Rupa Dash, CEO & Co-Founder, Dash Global Media & World Woman Foundation
“This is a different kind of award show; we focus on the real beauty of women that extends far beyond their external attributes. We celebrate the contributions and power each woman possesses and we honor much needed female role models from various industries. With the challenging current social environment we are in, it is of utmost importance that we acknowledge and promote role models that can truly provide needed support and help to others.” said Traci S. Campbell, Founder, and The BIBO Awards
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