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
SVP, U.S. Account Development, Global Corporate Payments – Americas
American Express Company
Ingrid Saunders Jones
National Council of Negro Women
Lauren Eckhart Smith
Global Head of Real Estate and Facilities
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.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
The New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY
Reception: 11:15 a.m.
Luncheon: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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
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.