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2017 Woman of the Year, Education Award

2017 Woman of the Year, Education Award

Kandee is the Executive Director of The Positive Results Corporation, a non-profit whose Mission is to address Bullying, Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Assault in Youth and Communities of Color. A Masterful Trainer, Facilitator and Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Advocate, Kandee specializing in Bullying, Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Abuse, Healthy Relationships, Leadership Development and developing Youth Peer Advocates.

Kandee partner’s with SCESA, The National Association of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, and is a Fellow in LEAP Cohort 3, part of California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) & Women of Color Network (WOCN). She is a Founding Board Member for South Los Angeles Homeless (TAY) and Foster Care Collaborative, Compton’s Policing & Education Task Force, and Los Angeles City Attorney’s Domestic Violence Round Table, Los Angeles Mayor’s Human Trafficking Portal.

Most recently, Kandee has received several honors, including, 2014 Woman of Distinction Award from TeenShopL.A;  2014 Johnnie L. Cochran Award for Youth Violence Prevention from the Cochran Law Firm & Los Angeles High School; 2015 Woman of the Year Award from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Psi Zeta Chapter; 2015, 64th District Community Leadership Award from Assemblymember Mike Gipson; 2016, Humanitarian Award from National Action Network; 2016 Outstanding Woman Award from Gardena Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2016 Civic Pride Award for the Eastside Boys & Girls Club; 2016 National Trends and Services award from The Harbor Area Chapter of the Links; 2016 DangerMan Hero Award from the DangerMan Foundation and 2017 Woman of the Year, Education from the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors and the Commission on Women.

Working with the Cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Carson, Hawthorne, Compton and Long Beach, she advocated and established February as Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month. Kandee created Stop The Pain Teen Summits on Dating Violence, Sex Trafficking and Bully Prevention in 2011, which to date has served over 4000 people in Southern California. She has also collaborated with Los Angeles County Sheriff and Los Angeles Police Department conducting youth leadership academies for over 330 youth in Los Angeles County.

Kandee collaborates, partners and conducts workshops with K-12 schools, colleges, cities, government and business organizations, elected officials, community and faith based organizations, non-profit, medical, legal and utility companies.

She previously served as Harbor Area Planning Commissioner, City of Los Angeles, and on Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council. Prior to 2008, Kandee was a successful sales & hiring manager in Corporate America, retiring as Vice President of Sales and Interim President of a Technology company in Burbank, California.

 

2017 Woman of the Year, Education Award