2017 / Five Outstanding Women in Japanese Community in Japanese community to honored, May 7

Mikko Haggott-Henson, Traditional Culture Advocator

The Downtown Los Angeles Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen League and the Japanese Women’s Society of Southern California has selected five outstanding Japanese American community leaders for the 2017 Women of the Year Award:

Mikko Haggott-Henson, Traditional Culture Advocator

Susan Kazue Imoto, Japanese Dance Teacher

Marlene Masami Okada, Cultural Exchange Promoter

Irene Shigeko Sumida, Charter School Administrator

Norie Yamamoto, Senchaso Tea Master

This year’s luncheon event will be held at the Quiet Cannon, 901 North Via San Clemente, Montebello, on Sunday, May 7, at 12:30 pm.