Girls Inc. Honors The Hon. Nicole Avant, Susan Chapman-Hughes, Ingrid Saunders Jones, Lauren Eckhart Smith, and Univision Communications Inc. at Annual New York Luncheon

Each year, at our Girls Inc. New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement, we are thrilled to honor industry leaders who are inspiring girls to envision futures they had not thought possible.

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Our 2014 honorees include four powerful women and one extraordinary company who inspire the next generation of girls to embrace new possibilities and give back, so they are prepared to take advantage of every opportunity.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014

On Thursday, March 20, the annual Girls Inc. New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement will salute five outstanding honorees who uniquely inspire girls to set goals and achieve their full potential.

The honorees are:

The Honorable Nicole Avant
Former U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas

Susan Chapman-Hughes
SVP, U.S. Account Development, Global Corporate Payments – Americas
American Express Company

Ingrid Saunders Jones
Chair
National Council of Negro Women

Lauren Eckhart Smith
Global Head of Real Estate and Facilities
Bloomberg LP

Corporate Vision Award
Univision Communications Inc.

Held at The New York Marriott Marquis, the event is chaired by Sonya Soutus, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, The Coca Cola Company, Coca-Cola North America Group.

“Girls Inc. knows how important it is for girls to have access to diverse role models who epitomize hard work, intelligence, and resilience,” said Judy Vredenburgh, Girls Inc. President and CEO. “Our 2014 honorees include four powerful women and one extraordinary company who inspire the next generation of girls to embrace new possibilities and give back, so they are prepared to take advantage of every opportunity. We are thrilled to recognize them.”

Each honoree is paired with a Girls Inc. National Scholar who will speak about overcoming challenges and share how the honoree’s incredible achievements and drive inspires them. The event raises funds to support Girls Inc. in expanding the reach of its educational programming across the United States and Canada.

Event Details:
Thursday, March 20, 2014

The New York Marriott Marquis
Broadway Ballroom
1535 Broadway, New York, NY

Reception: 11:15 a.m.
Luncheon: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Host Committee:

Linda L. Addison, Norton Rose Fulbright
Giselle Fernández, F Squared LLC
Julie Greiner, Macy’s Inc.
Barbara L. Landes
Esther Lee, AT&T Inc.
Regina R. Lee, ADP
Marianne Mills
Sally Phipps, Colgate-Palmolive
Joyce M. Roché
Kim M. Sharan, Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Tara Stacom, Cushman & Wakefield

PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE DURING RECEPTION WITH RSVP.


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