When girls see women embodying confidence, leadership and achievement, they believe in themselves, dream bigger, and can imagine their own success.
NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 27, 2019
On Tuesday, March 5, Girls Inc. will salute five Honorees at the 2019 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:
Founder and Co-Chair, Hall Capital Partners
Sandra Phillips Rogers
Group Vice President, General Counsel,
Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
CORPORATE VISION AWARD
Accepted by Sheila Harrington
Free People Brand President
CHAMPION FOR GIRLS AWARD
President and CEO, Girls Inc.
“This year’s group of Honorees are inspiring girls and young women to push past obstacles and embrace new possibilities for their futures,” said Alison Kenney Paul, Principal, Vice Chairman, Deloitte and 2019 New York Luncheon Chair. “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 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.
This year’s luncheon marks the final for Girls Inc. President and CEO Judy Vredenburgh who will retire in April, after the close of the organization’s fiscal year and nine successful years as CEO. Vredenburgh joined Girls Inc. in 2010 in the aftermath of the recession. Under her leadership, Girls Inc. has grown into a high-impact and prospering network serving over 156,000 girls annually.
Girls Inc. New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Streets)
New York, New York 10036
Robin Klehr Avia
J.T. (Ted) Childs Jr.
Camille Chang Gilmore
Joyce M. Roché
Kim M. Sharan
PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE DURING RECEPTION WITH R.S.V.P.
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 mentoring relationships, girls-only safe spaces, and research-based programming. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls. Join us at girlsinc.org.