(Left photo) MAJOR performed at the 2018 Women of Excellence.
(Right Photo) Patti LaBelle accepted the WDAS Trailblazing Woman of Excellence award for Queen Latifah at the 2018 Women of Excellence hosted by WDAS presented by Gwynedd Mercy University on March 31st, held at Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. – Photos / H Michael Hammie

WDAS and Gwynedd Mercy University presented the 4th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon. This year the Trailblazing Woman of Excellence was presented to Queen Latifah. In addition, 9 extraordinary women from the tri-state area were honored for their brilliance, grace and elegance. The honorees Rev. Louise Williams Bishop, Legendary Philadelphia Broadcaster & State Rep, City Councilwoman Cherrelle Parker (District 9), Lisa Thomas Laury, Iconic Philadelphia Anchor Woman and News Pioneer, Leslie Patterson Tyler, First Lady of Mother Bethel AME Church, Shonda McClain, Magazine Editor of The Philadelphia Tribune, Lynette Trawick, Yani Williams, Officer Roslyn Talley and Dr. Doreen Loury.