2014 New Orleans Top Female Achievers

We present here our annual class of top female achievers, any one of whom could have made the list in previous years. As is our tradition, in presenting our achievers we not only honor them but also hope to learn from them as they reveal mentors and offer advice. Our city is richer because of these women who were selected by our editorial staff. Future generations, we trust, will benefit because these women provided inspiration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aimée Hayes

Producing Artistic Director, Southern Rep


Ashley Hansen

Owner, Hansen's Sno-Bliz


Candice Gwinn

Owner and designer, Trashy Diva


Carla Adams

Director of Marketing, The Shops at Canal Place


Dorothy "Dottie" Reese

Chairman of the Board, Urban League of Greater New Orleans


Jacqueline M. Brettner

Attorney and mediator, Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman and Areaux, LLC


Johnette Downing

Children s Musician and Author


Julie Mao

Attorney, New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice


Molly Abel Travis

Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean, Newcomb-Tulane College


Sandy Franco

Owner, Franco’s Health Club and Spa


Susan Hess

Volunteer and Incoming President, City Park Board of Commissioners


Vitrice McMurry

Jewelry Designer and Educator


Olivia Manning

Mother and Volunteer


Sallie Ann Glassman

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Board, New Orleans Healing Center and Owner, Island of Salvation Botanica

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