Past Ida B. Wells Award Recipients
The Ida B. Wells Award is given to an African American or Black female attorney who exemplifies the pioneering spirit and courage of Ida B. Wells, as well as those whose intellect, skill and achievement make them great contributors to the Massachusetts legal community.
Pia Flangan, Esq.
Giselle Joffre, Esq.
Dawn Perry, Esq.
Desiree Ralls- Morrison, Esq.
Karen Morton, Esq.
Tanisha M. Sullivan, Esq.
Karla L. Jarvis, Esq.
E. Abim Thomas, Esq.
Yalonda T. Howze, Esq
Tracey L. McCain, Esq.
Past Public Interest Award Recipients
The Public Interest Award recognizes an African American or Black female attorney for their outstanding leadership, dedication, and public service in the legal community including legal assistance to disadvantaged individuals and communities, advocacy to improve public policy, and government service.
Angela McConney Scheepers, Esq.
Jacquelynne J. Bowman, Esq.
Past Membership Appreciation Award Recipients
The Membership Appreciation Award is given to an African American or Black female attorney who is actively involved in MBWA, and dedicated to its mission to advance justice and equality for people of color with a particular emphasis on black women and/or women of African descent.