FORESCEE HOGAN-ROWLES NAMED
SECOND DISTRICT HONOREE FOR 26TH ANNUAL
WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Los Angeles—Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is pleased to announce that
Forescee Hogan-Rowles, president and chief executive officer of the Community
Financial Resource Center, is the Second District recipient of the 26th Annual
Women of the Year Award. Hogan-Rowles and honorees from the four other
Supervisorial Districts will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the Los Angeles
County Commission for Women at 11 a.m. Monday, March 14, at the Millennium
“Forescee has a long history of outstanding service to Los Angeles,” said
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas. “Her skills, abilities and commitment to economic
empowerment have yielded tangible results – new businesses, new jobs and
new enterprises for the community.”
For the past 25 years, the commission has honored women who serve as
outstanding role models for women, and who have demonstrated exceptional
achievements in their professions.
Other honorees include: Faye Washington, chief executive officer for the YWCA
of Greater Los Angeles, Aileen Getty, community advocate and founder of
Gettlove, Terri Chew Nishimura, executive director of policy and community
affairs for the Pediatric Therapy Network, Jane Frye, director of the High Desert
Medical Group Urgent Care, and Dianne Curtis, president of Zonta International.
“I applaud these outstanding women who empower others, influence their
communities, and inspire economic change,” said Supervisor Ridley-Thomas.
“These phenomenal honorees are role models for women throughout the