Profiles of Excellence (July 2012)
"Profiles of Excellence" is an Emmy Award-winning series produced by the ABC7 Public Affairs Department to celebrate the Bay Area's rich cultural diversity. For the past 24 years, the program has been featuring local residents who have made important contributions to the community.
>> Website: www.worthourweight.org Zoe Dunning: Our next profile was the only openly gay member of the U.S. military for 13 years after she won her case against the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. And Zoe Dunning continues to fight for the rights of others.
>> Website: www.zoedunning.com Jenny Ming: Our next profile looks at one of the most talented retail executives in the country. Jenny Ming was at the helm of al little known spin-off of The Gap called Old Navy. Now she leads the way at Charlotte Russe, a national specialty retailer for young women.
>> Website: www.charlotterusse.com Dr. BJ Miller: Our next profile spotlights a UCSF physician and professor-turned non-profit leader. Dr. BJ Miller turned a tragic, life-altering event into a rewarding career helping people with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
>> Website: www.zenhospice.org Poncho Guevara: Our final profile features the man leading the way at Sacred Heart Community Service. Poncho Guevara knows their services are vital to the South Bay -- working to bring an end to poverty in our community.
>> Website: www.sacredheartcs.org The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco is home to a world-renowned collection of more than 18,000 Asian art treasures, spanning 6000 years of history. Currently on display is the exciting exhibit "Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens The Past." Bold new art from all over Asia explores spirits, spirituality, and the afterlife. Don't miss this unique exhibit on display through September 2, 2012.
>> Website: www.asianart.org
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