WASHINGTON, DC, May 6, 2010—Lynda Ellis, president, CEO and owner of Capitol Concierge, was honored yesterday by Girls Incorporated® for her commitment to the empowerment of girls and an equitable society. Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and boldSM through a network of local organizations in the United States and Canada.
“I am so honored to be selected by Girls Inc. for this recognition. This cause is so important for the welfare and success of generations to come, not only for young women but for everyone they touch throughout their lives,” said Ellis.
Ellis was recognized along with three other inspiring women, The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen, Donna Rattley-Washington and Maria Harris Tildon, at the 2010 Girls Inc. Washington, D.C. Celebration Luncheon yesterday at The Capital Hilton.
Upon receiving this recognition, Ellis spoke to the leaders of Girls Inc. and guests. “We need to encourage young girls to be bold and live their dreams. Girls Inc. touches and smoothes the road for the young lives of many who may never know your names, but will benefit from your passion for making their lives better today and for years to come.”