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Cheryl Goodman, CEO of Social Global Mobile LLC

Woman of the Year Awards logo

Network with top professionals and get inspired
Sip & sample drinks and appetizers
Honor the 2014 Woman of the Year nominees
Watch a compelling panel discussion
Celebrate the announcement of the 2014 Woman of the Year

Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla
700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
September 24, 2014
6:00–8:30 p.m.

Event Overview

San Diego Magazine’s Woman of the Year event is an opportunity for corporate and entrepreneur women of all ages and industries to connect and form meaningful relationships. Professional women who want to benefit from a network-effect of like-minded women won’t want to miss this event. San Diego Magazine will name the Woman of the Year and celebrate the entire list of nominees as published in the September issue.

Portion of proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities San Diego.

Parking: Hosted valet parking available
Attire: Business or cocktail attire


6:00 p.m. Networking and hors d'oeuvres and beverages
7:00 p.m. Award Presentation hosted by Cheryl Goodman, CEO of Social Global Mobile LLC including an inspirational panel of speakers. The panel will include Paula Brock, CFO San Diego Zoo  and Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President at Qualcomm.
7:45 p.m. Special presentation of the Leadership Award to Chancellor Constance Carroll, Ph.D. of San Diego Community College District followed by the announcement of the five honorees and the Woman of the Year.
8:00 p.m. Coffee and dessert

Judging Panel

San Diego Magazine would like to extend a thank you to its judging panel who will work with executive staff of San Diego Magazine to select the five honorees and the 2014 Woman of the Year. The judging panel consists of the immediate past 5 Woman of the Year winners listed below. The judging panel cannot be nominated again, however, others within their organizations may be nominated.

  • 2013 Anesa Chaibi, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance
  • 2012 Susan Salka, AMN Healthcare
  • 2011 Kathleen Selick, Rady’s Childrens Hospital
  • 2010 Theresa Drew, Deloitte
  • 2009 Amanda Clardy, Life Technologies

Criteria For Winners

  • Contributions to her company/organization above and beyond the normal position requirements and/or exemplary service to an organization as a volunteer
  • Manages 3 or more part or full-time employees
  • Been in business for 5+ years
  • Commitment to community service