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6th Annual SRQ Together We Roar Leadership and Awards Luncheon

Friday, May 13, 2022  |  Hyatt Regency Sarasota

SRQ Magazine, powered by the Women Who Roar Initiative, will host the 6th Annual Women Who Roar: Together We Roar Leadership and Awards Luncheon on Friday May 13, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota. We will recognize the nominees, our judges, keynote speaker, past Leadership Circle ambassadors and the Women Who Roar Trailblazer Award recipient. We will also announce and recognize the honorees who will be inducted into the esteemed 2022 Women Who Roar (WWR) Leadership Circle.

SRQ Magazine formed the Women Who Roar Initiative as a year-round program engaging the participants in the annual Women Who Roar Competition to create highly-dynamic personal networking that catalyzes community leadership through the science and art of mentorship. Every year, we host the Together We Roar Leadership and Awards Luncheon recognizing the past years’  Women Who Roar Leadership Circle Class and announcing the honorees of the current year's Women Who Roar Competition comprising the new inductees to the Leadership Circle. We celebrate the nominees, honorees and judges of the competition in the December edition of SRQ Magazine in a special awards section. Programs powered by the Women Who Roar Initiative include SkillSHARE: Mentorship at the Speed of Life and SMARTgirl: Mentorship Summit and Luncheon.

Announcing our 2022 Together We Roar Speakers


Editor, Founder and CEO of
Kathy Kristof, Editor and CEO of, is also an Award-Winning Financial Journalist and Author for the Los Angeles Times,
MSN, CBS News, Kiplinger, Forbers and Reuters.


Founder and CEO of MiMO Studios
Cyma Zarghami, Founder and CEO of MiMO Studios is the former President of Nickelodeon, Viacom’s largest and most profitable divisions, which has produced some of the biggest cultural touchstones in kids entertainment for several generations of viewers including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Blue's Clues,Paw Patrol, iCarly, Rugrates, Doug, Double Dare, Kids-Choice Awards and more.


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Class of 2019

Lynn Hobeck Bates, Selby Gardens | Vice President for External Relations

Luz Corcuera, UNIDOSNOW | Executive Director

Mireya Eavey, Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce | Executive Vice President of CareerEdge and Education Initiatives

Johnette Isham, Realize Bradenton | Executive Director

Ashley McCollum, Rediscovered Moments Concierge | CEO

Lisa MooreArtisan Hair Studio, Owner | Blaze of Hope, Founder

Terri Najmolhoda, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sarasota | VP General Manager

Christine Robinson, The Argus Foundation | Executive Director

Kay Rosaire, Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary | Founder

Sally Schule, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation | Director of Community Engagement

Renee Snyder, Habitat for Humanity Sarasota | President and CEO

Rachel Wei West, InfoAlliance LLC | Co-Founder and CEO



event sponsor

Waterworks Seaside Bank New Balance The Community Foundation of Sarasota County

event sponsor

Shepherd Insurance (Formerly Al Purmort)

series sponsor

Hyatt Regency Sarasota

vip transportation sponsor

Dolphin Transportation

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1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL


Ashley Grant

SVP, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement


Hannah Peterson

Digital Marketing & Engagement Manager

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