Sandy Segerstrom Daniels Named 2016 Woman of the Year by Assemblyman Tom Daly

COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#festivalofchildren–Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, Co-Managing Partner at South Coast Plaza, was
named “2016 Woman of the Year” by Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim). The
award is given to an outstanding woman making a significant and
meaningful contribution to her community and across the state.

“I’m pleased to recognize Sandy Segerstrom Daniels for her courageous
work and for the positive impact that she has had on our community,”
Assemblyman Daly said. “The people of Orange County have benefited
tremendously from her accomplishments as a business person and as a
leader in the nonprofit sector. Her dedication, passion and commitment
have transformed the lives of children, not only locally, but across the
nation. In my Assembly District alone, the Festival of Children
Foundation has supported many worthwhile endeavors, including the
Assistance League of Santa Ana, Boys & Girls Clubs of Anaheim and the
Anaheim Ballet.”

Segerstrom Daniels is a recognized business and philanthropic leader in
Orange County and California. She is one of two Managing Partners at
South Coast Plaza, the premier international shopping destination in
U.S. — with more than 250 stores and 30 restaurants attracting more than
22 million visitors a year and approaching nearly $2 billion in annual

As Founder and Executive Director of Festival of Children Foundation, an
Orange County-based nonprofit that raises funds for children’s charities
and works to build a coalition of youth serving organizations,
Segerstrom Daniels has successfully lobbied the U.S. Congress to declare
September as National Child Awareness Month for the past nine years. The
annual month-long Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza in September
highlights the needs of children and the diverse civic, business and
nonprofit organizations that come together to support them. Segerstrom
Daniels’ many contributions and achievements have earned her recognition
in recent years from the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, the Los
Angeles Mission and the Orange County Department of Education, among

The Woman of the Year award honors extraordinary and inspirational women
in entertainment, business, sports, music, science, medicine, education
and politics. “The common denominator is that the ‘Women of the Year’
exemplify what is best about their respective communities through their
leadership style, executive presence, business savvy and philanthropic
involvement,” Daly said.


Renowned as a major global shopping destination, South Coast Plaza is
home to more than 250 prominent boutiques, critically-acclaimed
restaurants and the adjacent celebrated Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
Its unparalleled collection of diverse retailers, from Bottega Veneta,
Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels to Hermès, Gucci, Roger Vivier, Chanel,
Uniqlo and more – along with its customized concierge services, makes it
Southern California’s premier shopping experience. South Coast Plaza is
located in Orange County, California, in the city of Costa Mesa.
or 800.782.8888.


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