Meet the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award Winners: Paula Boggs

Sixteen years ago, Paula Boggs spent two weeks sweeping floors and serving coffee at Starbucks’ Alki Beach location. At the conclusion of her mandatory “immersion,” she shed the green apron to take on the job of Starbucks General Counsel—its main legal advisor and lawyer—as well as Executive Vice President and Secretary. This week, in recognition for her “contributions to community, education, arts and race and social justice,” Boggs receives a 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award.
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