Bink Cook ’01, Lidia Martinez ’06, Patti Roscoe
’08, and Dea Hurston ’18 co-chaired the Cool Women 20th Anniversary
Celebration, in lieu of the annual Cool Women induction. The
program, which has nearly 4,700 views on YouTube, highlighted how
Dr. Wilma Wooten ’10, Melissa D’Arabian ’14, Lesley
Cohn ’15, Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire ’16, and Patty
Maysent ’17 are taking action during the pandemic. Other
segments included Emerging Leader Girl Scouts conducting a Q&A
session with Cool Women, and an in memoriam montage honoring
the seven late Cool Women, including Elizabeth Yamada ’06, who
passed away on May 20.
Cool Women provided major support for the
Power Her Promise Celebration, the culmination
of a month-long fundraiser for Girl Scouts San Diego. Katie
Sullivan ’06, Patti Roscoe ’08, Divya Kakaiya ’09,
and Arlene Harris ’13 were sponsors and/or served on the
honorary and event committees for the virtual program.
Dee Sanford ’03 was profiled in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s
“Someone San Diego Should Know” column. Dee, a longtime advocate for
entrepreneurs and networking, recently retired from Greenwood Memorial.
Lidia Martinez ’06,
Cindy Marten ’13, Reena Horowitz ’15, and Mary Jean Anderson ’17 are among the Cool
Women who have been profiled by Giving Back Magazine Philanthropy
Editor Lori Walton ’11. Lori
shared “10 Things About…” each Cool Woman in Giving Back’s “Feel Good
Lesley Cohn ’15 is a partner in
the Cohn Restaurant group, which—though its Tacos Libertad taco
shop—has donated more than $100,000 to local charities,
including Girl Scouts San Diego. Pacific Social in Carmel Valley is the latest
addition to the Cohn’s lineup.