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ATT's 4th Annual Women's Empowerment Fundraising Luncheon & Fashion Show Hybrid Event
Join us at the 4th Annual Women's Empowerment Fundraising Luncheon and Fashion Show Hybrid Event that brings hundreds of women together to honor and celebrate women cancer survivors! This year's theme is
"Survivorship: What's Next?"
The event will be HYBRID, you can safely attend on-site or virtual, celebrating with us from your own favorite device. 
Honoring Women Cancer Survivors in our Community!

When: Sunday, July 11, 2021

1 pm - 3 pm

Where: The Boat House Restaurant and Event Center 679 W Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215

Marketplace Experience: Retail and Community Vendors from

11:30 am - 1:45 pm

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Maria Durant

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Maria Durant is a seven time Emmy Award Winning Reporter for ABC 6 andFOX 28 News. She has also received numerous Associated Press Awards and has been honored with several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.


In October of 2006, Maria was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. But instead of hiding her diagnosis, Maria decided to share her story in hopes of helping others. Maria is involved with several cancer organizations, and as a Filipino she especially wants young Asian American Women to know that it can happen to them but that early detection is the key. 

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Dr. Timiya S. Nolan

Assistant Professor and Nurse Scientist at the Ohio State University College of Nursing and Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Nolan is a health disparities-focused, nurse scientist studying issues in cancer control. Her community-based participatory research program is identifying and understanding contextual factors of quality of life and health among individuals from underrepresented, underserved populations and translating findings to the development, implementation, and dissemination of multi-level, culturally-sensitive interventions. 


Judge Lasheyl Stroud

2021 Community Excellence Award Recipient

Lasheyl Stroud is a licensed attorney of nearly two decades. She was served as an appointed judicial officer, Magistrate, for seven years. She was the first African American and first Woman to serve as the Lead Juvenile Magistrate. In November 2020, she was elected Judge in Domestic Relations & Juvenile Court. Prior to her 2013 appointment as Magistrate, she practiced in both the public and private sectors. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Kentucky State University. In 2003, she received a Juris Doctorate degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Lasheyl is accustomed to the inherent stress involved in making quick decisions on the bench that affect members of our community. Within a short period on the bench, she quickly emerged as a leader and served on a pilot specialty docket, chaired court committees, and represented the Court at national conferences to advance juvenile justice. Her committee assignments assisted the Court in progressive policy and planning, strategy workgroups and ensuring that the Court remained on the forefront in trends.

Lasheyl has overcome tremendous obstacles without wavering in her faith or her commitment to public service. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She serves as a mentor and volunteer in her community and is an active member of New Covenant Believers' Church. She is a Breast Cancer Survivor and a champion of change. Lasheyl is married to Corey, a school Principal, and they have two sons.


Featured Speakers

Event Schedule


  • ATT Open Market Experience - gather resource information from our community vendors and shop with our retail vendors.

  • Give-a-ways

  • Photos

Program at 1 P.M.

  • T.H.R.I.V.E. Mentorship Program Presentation

  • The 2021 Deniece Pittman Scholarship Award

  • Medical Expert Spotlight - Reducing Cancer Health Disparities of African American Women Survivors

  • The Community Excellence Award

  • A Special Tribute "Remembering ATT's Angel Honorees" .. a special song selection

  • The Cancer Survivor Celebratory Fashion Show

Safety Guidelines

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor Packet

Event Vendors



The Center for Cancer Health Equity

The James, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Fashion Designers: 

Top Element

I’m More Curvy Boutique

Studio V.

Charlie's Apparel Design

Voszi Designs  

Captivating Eyez by JaMe’z

Dance Performance Academy 

Dessert Sponsor:

Beyond the Taste Cater 

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