Congratulations to the 2019 extraordinary Women Who Dare awardees. These exceptional women and teen truly exemplify strong, smart, and bold, and provide powerful role models for girls.
20th Anniversary Honorary Award
Social and Economic Justice Activist and Advocate
Women Who Dare Award
Supervisor, District 3
Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor Chan actively represents District 3. She has been an extraordinary advocate for children and families, especially for our most vulnerable populations, for over 40 years. Her groundbreaking and historic bills and legislation have ensured the health and emotional, educational, and economic wellness for thousands of children and adults in Alameda County as well as in the state of California. She is the first woman and Asian American to be Majority Leader in the California State Assembly, as well as the first Asian American to be elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Chan holds a Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a Master's degree in Education Policy & Administration from Stanford University. She is devoted to her two grown children and grandchild.
Dorie Guess Behrstock
Advisor and Advocate for Women and Girls
Women Who Dare Teen Award
Senior, Alameda High School
Cherri N. Allison, ESQ.
Executive Director, Alameda Family Justice Center
Technology Consultant and Community Volunteer
Risk Assurance Associate and Community Volunteer
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