19th Annual Women of Achievement Awards Dinner

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The dinner was held on Thursday, May 2nd, 2024.

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The Women of Achievement Awards Dinner celebrates women of distinction in Business, Law, and Public Service in the California Bay Area, and the outstanding men who support their advancement. Explore past honorees

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2024 Honorees:

Kristin Sverchek



Kristin Sverchek is the President at Lyft, a public transportation network company operating in hundreds of cities across the United States and Canada. She holds a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from UC Law San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings College of Law). She began in private practice as a corporate transactional lawyer at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP., and was subsequently a Partner at Silicon Legal Strategy, P.C. Read her full bio here.


Wanji Walcott

Chief Legal & Business Affairs Officer


Wanji Walcott is the Chief Legal and Business Affairs Officer at Pinterest and is responsible for leading Legal, Compliance, Public Affairs & Policy, Philanthropy, ESG and Trust & Safety. As an experienced senior executive, Wanji advises the senior leadership and the board of directors and has extensive experience with corporate governance, fintech, technology & innovation, compliance, government relations, investigations, M&A, talent management, and diversity. Read her full bio here.


Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA

President & CEO

The SCAN Foundation

Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA, serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The SCAN Foundation. The SCAN Foundation is an independent public charity that envisions a society where every older adult has the choices and opportunity to age well. Its mission is to ignite bold and equitable changes in how older adults age in both home and community. Previously, Sarita served as the Vice President of Care Coordination for Medicaid and Vulnerable Populations at Kaiser Permanente. Sarita was formerly Assistant Professor of Medicine at USC; Chief Medical Officer of COPE Health Solutions, a health care management consulting company; and Senior Medical Director at L.A. Care, the largest U.S. public health plan. Read her full bio here.


David Kelly

Chief Legal Officer & Chief Business Officer

Golden State Warriors & Golden State Entertainment

David Kelly is in his 13th season with the Warriors, sixth as Chief Legal Officer and third as Chief Business Officer of Golden State Entertainment. In his current role, Kelly is responsible for all legal matters affecting the company (including transactions, disputes and compliance), and all business operations related to Golden State Entertainment. He manages player development, salary cap management and luxury tax planning for the team, oversees the organization’s human resources and public/governmental affairs departments, assists with college player scouting, and oversees many of the company’s key projects and initiatives on both the business and basketball sides of the company, including legal matters related to the real property acquisition, entitlement, construction and operation of Chase Center and ancillary mixed-use development in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. Read his full bio here.