M. Kendall Ludwig named 2021 Leading Woman by The Daily Record

Published: October 13, 2021

Baltimore, Md., October 13th, 2021 — The Daily Record selected M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed to receive one of the 2021 Leading Women awards.

The Daily Record’s Leading Women awards honor women who are 40 years of age or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. Winners were selected for the honor based on their professional experience, community involvement and commitment to inspiring change.

They were selected by previous Leading Women and Maryland's Top 100 Women winners.

“The 2021 Leading Women are extraordinary. They are juggling tough jobs, family commitments, community service, mentoring, education and a world that has been impacted by a global pandemic,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, senior group publisher of The Daily Record. “These young leaders are the future, and The Daily Record is honored to recognize their accomplishments.”

The winners will be honored Dec. 7 at a virtual celebration from noon to 1 p.m. at
www.thedailyrecord.com/leading-women/. Each of the winners will be celebrated for their achievements through video storytelling. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the program with their congratulations and cheers using social media platforms from their homes or offices. For tickets, visit thedailyrecord.com/leading-women/. The event hashtag is #TDRevents.

A happy hour for winners and sponsors will be held Dec. 7 from 4 to 6:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel.

Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the Dec. 8 issue of The Daily Record and available online at www.TheDailyRecord.com.

Sponsors of The Daily Record’s 2021 Leading Women awards include Recognition and Diamond Sponsor Keswick and Virtual Celebration Sponsor Epsilon Registration.

For more information about sponsorships and tickets for The Daily Record’s 2021 Leading Women awards, visit www.TheDailyRecord.com or email Erin McLaughlin at emclaughlin@TheDailyRecord.com.


About The Daily Record

Celebrating 133 years of journalistic excellence, The Daily Record is a multimedia news source that publishes a print and online edition five days a week and breaks news daily on its website, TheDailyRecord.com. In addition, The Daily Record publishes more than 30 special products a year including Women Who Lead, Doing Business in Maryland, Way to Be and Expanding Opportunities. The Daily Record also honors leading Marylanders through nine annual awards events including Maryland's Top 100 Women, Influential Marylanders and Most Admired
CEOs. Its Digital Marketing Solutions helps customers with social media, search engine marketing and optimization, retargeting, email marketing and more. The Daily Record is part of BridgeTower Media, one of the country’s leading business-to-business media companies with more than 40 print and digital publications in more than 25 U.S. markets.


2021 Leading Women Honorees

M' Balu P. Bangura, Baltimore City Office of Equity & Civil Rights
Kara D. Beverly, Johns Hopkins University
Jameliah Blount, Holistically Empowered Youth Inc.
Meredith K. Boram, Venable LLP
Ashley A. Bosche, Cockey, Brennan & Maloney P.C.
Ny'Tifa Cash, Delaware North
Candace B. Chance, The V.P.I. Firm
Kelley Chase, University of Baltimore
Sarah Johnson Conway, M.D., Johns Hopkins Medicine
Jennifer Curry, Baker Donelson
Moira Moynihan Cyphers, Compass Government Relations Partners LLC
Judith S. Danso, Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County
Ashley Day, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Takirra Winfield Dixon, Unapologetic Communications
Emily Durfee, Healthworx
Venus Hemachandra, Herbiculture
Dr. Kourtney Wilhemenia Hollingsworth, U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Secretary
Linnita Hosten, Excellence Brainery
Veronica D. Jackson, Miles & Stockbridge
Wilmina Landford, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Jenna Laube, U.S. Air Force
Robbin Lee, Baltimore Homecoming
Laura Freeman Legge, Town of Westernport
M. Kendall Ludwig, CurlyRed
Melody McCrea, M&T Bank
Elizabeth J. McInturff, JDKatz PC
Lauren McLarney, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP
Morgan Miller, Cecil County Public Library
Elizabeth A. Mosser, Harford Community College
Emily Newman-Edwards, Fronterra Group: Savage River Lodge & The Cornucopia Cafe
Eliseba Osore, ShareBaby Inc.
Pokuaa “PK” Owusu- Acheaw, Maryland State Education Association
Zy Richardson, Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office
Sophia Silbergeld, Adeo Advocacy LLC
Carey Taylor, Brown Advisory
Joi A. Thompson, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Nikki Thompson, Office of the Baltimore City Council President Nick J. Mosby
Adrea Turner, Baltimore City Department of Transportation
Tonga Yvonne Turner, Kaiser Permanente
Ashley Valis, University of Maryland, Baltimore

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