Apple’s Bozoma Saint John to receive Women of Influence award

The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research has announced that Bozoma Saint John, global head of Consumer Marketing for Apple Music and iTunes will be honored at the Women of Influence Los Angeles Awards Gala sponsored by Apple Music on Tuesday, June 21, at the Ebell Theater.

Saint John (who stole the show as a Worldwide Developer Conference presenter on Monday) will be joined by five other honorees, each of whom “has lead distinguished careers while devoting generous time and energy to philanthropic causes.” Those honorees include Lisa Vanderpump, Businesswoman and TV personality known for the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules; Rebeca León, SVP of Latin Talent for AEG Live/Goldenvoice; Jennifer Sullivan, President of memBrain, LLC; Adina Friedman, Artist Manager and Partner at Friends at Work; and Dr. Kristi Funk, world-renowned breast cancer surgeon and co-founder, Pink Lotus Breast Center.

Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter, Andra Day, will help honor the six women of influence at this year's gala. Proceeds from this event will benefit breast and ovarian cancer research supported by the T.J. Martell Foundation. Tickets and sponsorships are still available.

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry's largest foundation that funds medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS.  The Foundation, headquartered in New York, is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son T.J., who died of leukemia. The Foundation has provided more than $270 million for research that supports top hospitals in the United States.