At our November 5, 2016 concert A Woman's Place: Power, Passion, Purpose, Full Circle honored several women with a special award. Angela Hartley Brodie, PhD is professor of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and an internationally recognized researcher at the UMMSCG Center, renowned for her groundbreaking work in the development of aromatase inhibitors. She is the recipient of both the Charles F. Kettering Prize from the General Motors Cancer Research and the Dorothy P. Landon-AACR Prize. Kimberlee Hughes-Kahl is the Volunteer Manager and Donation Coordinator for Our Daily Bread in Baltimore, which houses the largest soup kitchen in Maryland. Brion Gill (Lady Brion) is an international spoken word artist, poetry coach, activist, organizer, and educator, 2016 National Poetry Slam Champion and an Open Society Institute Fellowship recipient. Alicia McDowell is Executive Director of the Araminta Freedom Initiative, Inc., founded in 2012 in Baltimore to awaken, equip, and mobilize the community to dismantle child sex trafficking. Alyssa Dispoto is a 2013 Teach For America • Baltimore Member. Alyssa works as a Kindergarten teacher at Lakeland Elementary/ Middle School and Teaching Artist for Baltimore Dance Crews Project.
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