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In the Company of Women 2017

Celebrate the strength, courage, and spirit of women and their extraordinary achievements

The 19th annual In the Company of Women benefit luncheon celebrates the strength, courage, and spirit of women and their extraordinary achievements. In addition to a dynamic keynote, this signature event includes the Tribute to Women & Industry Awards (TWIN), recognizing outstanding professional women in San Diego. Proceeds benefit our transformational domestic violence and homelessness programs.

Three-time Grammy-winning singer and humanitarian Angélique Kidjo electrifies audiences around the world with the strength of her voice and fervent commitment to empowering women. Inspired by her valiant triumphs and recent memoir, Spirit Rising, Angélique will motivate you to live your dreams through a powerful keynote address and invigorating musical performance.

Event Details

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Registration and Jewelry Shopping: 11AM – 12PM
VIP Meet & Greet: 11AM – 12PM
TWIN Awards and Keynote: 12PM – 1:45PM

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Tables & Tickets

Table of 10: $1,500
Individual ticket: $150

Purchase tickets

Tables of 10, available for $1,500, include one TWIN nomination and two admissions to the VIP Meet and Greet with Angélique Kidjo. Call 619.239.0355 x225 to make your purchase via phone.

TWIN Awards

The prestigious Tribute to Women & Industry Awards (TWIN) recognize women in a managerial, executive or leadership role for their outstanding achievements. TWIN is an ideal platform to commemorate the success of colleagues and friends, publicly acknowledge their impact, and inspire the next generation of leadership in our community.

Please submit your online TWIN nomination form by Friday, April 7. Honorees and their organizations are recognized throughout the event, and the Mentor, Humanitarian, and Visionary awards are announced live.

TWIN Nominations


In the Company of Women welcomes a multitude of philanthropists, community leaders, and business professionals from major corporations, mid-sized companies, and small businesses throughout the region. Sponsorship offers increased opportunities for multi-channel brand exposure and additional recognition of TWIN honorees. To learn more about becoming a partner, download our sponsorship packet or contact Gavon Morris at gmorris@ywcasandiego.org or 619.239.0355 x216.

Learn more about how Sharp HealthCareSolar Turbines, and UTC Aerospace Systems are making a difference in our community.

Platinum Sponsor

Sharp HealthCare

Gold Sponsors

Solar Turbines   UTC Aerospace Systems

Silver Sponsors

BAE Systems   Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Quick Links

Sponsorship Opportunities
TWIN Nomination Form
Keynote Speaker: Angélique Kidjo 
2016 TWIN Honorees
2015 TWIN Honorees
2016 Event Photos

2015 Event Photos

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