2016 Ninth Annual Awards Night and Celebration A Success

DAABA’s Ninth Annual Awards Night and Celebration was held on October 11th at Arlington Hall at Lee Park, and featured special guest speaker, Ms. Simone Wu, the executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Choice Hotels International.  Thank you to all of our attendees for making the evening a success!

Congratulations to the following 2016 Award Winners.  Please read more about each recipient here.

  • Taryn Vu Outstanding Youth Scholarship Recipient:  Jonathan “Trace” Hamada, 10th grade, School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview
  • $5000 Law Student Scholarship Recipient: Ashley Yen, SMU Dedman School of Law, Candidate for Juris Doctor, May 2017
  • Outstanding Member Award: Paul Lein, Associate, Locke Lord LLP
  • Community Leader Award: Aisha U-Kiu, Project Fullfilment Manager at Robert Half Legal; Co-Founder of the Muslim American Professionals of Dallas
  •  Champion of Diversity Award: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, 30th District of Texas

Please check out photos from the evening here.

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