Girls Inc. to Honor CVS Beauty Mark, Camille Chang Gilmore, Daisy Expositó-Ulla, Shaiza Rizavi, Cummins Inc., and Born This Way Foundation at Annual New York Luncheon

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National nonprofit celebrates top women and companies whose leadership and committment have increased opportunities for girls and women

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When girls see women embodying confidence, leadership and achievement, they believe in themselves, dream bigger, and can imagine their own success.

On Wednesday, March 7, Girls Inc. will salute six Honorees at the 2018 Girls Inc. New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement whose leadership and success have increased opportunities for girls and women and inspired them to be strong, smart, and bold.

The honorees are:

CVS Beauty Mark
Accepted by Eileen Howard Boone
SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy,
CVS Health and President, CVS Health Foundation

Camille Chang Gilmore
Vice President, Human Resources – Interventional Cardiology
and Global Chief Diversity Officer
Boston Scientific Corporation

Daisy Expósito-Ulla
Chairman and CEO
d expósito & Partners

Shaiza Rizavi
Managing Member and Portfolio Manager
Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co.

CORPORATE VISION AWARD
Cummins Inc.
Accepted by Amy Adams
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

CHAMPION FOR GIRLS AWARD
Born This Way Foundation
Accepted by Cynthia Germanotta, Co-Founder and President
& Maya Smith, Executive Director

“This year’s group of Honorees are inspiring girls and young women to push past obstacles and embrace new possibilities for their futures,” said Judy Vredenburgh, President & CEO of Girls Inc. “When girls see women embodying confidence, leadership and achievement, they believe in themselves, dream bigger, and can imagine their own success. We are thrilled to recognize this year’s Honorees as trailblazers and role models.”

The Girls Inc. New York Luncheon is chaired by Cate Luzio, Girls Inc. National Board Member. The event is hosted by Jenna Wolfe, Co-Host, First Things First, FOX Sports.

Held at the New York Marriott Marquis, the event brings together nearly 1,000 committed supporters to celebrate distinguished Honorees and Girls Inc. National Scholars who share personal stories of overcoming challenges. The event raises funds to support Girls Inc. in delivering life-changing programming and opportunities for girls in the United States and Canada.

Event Details:
Girls Inc. New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement
Wednesday, March 7,2018
The New York Marriott Marquis
Broadway Ballroom
1535 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Streets)
New York, New York 10036

Host Committee:
Chris Aliotta
Lisa Blau
J.T. (Ted) Childs Jr.
Taj J. Clayton
Jennifer Cruickshank
Melanie Gray
Peige Katz
Shaun Robinson
Joyce M. Roché
Suna Said Maslin
Kim M. Sharan
S. Mona Sinha
Lucy Sorrentini
Ellen Stafford-Sigg
Nanar Yoseloff

PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE DURING RECEPTION WITH R.S.V.P.

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About Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. These positive outcomes are achieved through three core elements: people - trained staff and volunteers who build lasting, mentoring relationships; environment - girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, where there is a sisterhood of support, high expectations, and mutual respect; and programming - research-based, hands-on and minds-on, age-appropriate, meeting the needs of today’s girls. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls. Join us at girlsinc.org.

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