The Black Business Association is hosting a Salute to Black Women awards luncheon and expo with the theme “Nevertheless She Persisted” on March 24 at the L.A. Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Honorees include Ozie B. Gonzaque, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Others being recognized include Jacque Bee, Alisha White Madison, Edna Sims, Vivian Bowers and Clarissa Howard. In addition to the awards, there will be a workshop for teens 13-18 called “Role Models for Success.” For information, visit www.BBALA.org