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Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold

Girls Inc.: Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.

It's good to be a girl in this world today. I like being a girl because I can speak for myself. I can stand up for myself. Being a girl makes me strong.

Girls Inc. Honors Heather Bresch, Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Carolyn Everson, Suna Said, and Teresa White at Annual New York Luncheon

Chelsea Clinton speaks on how inspiring girls to become leaders can propel girls and women's global progress

NEW YORK, NY (March 3, 2015) - On Thursday, March 12, 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 and will be held at The New York Marriott Marquis.

Honorees:

Heather Bresch
CEO
Mylan 

Karen Dougherty Buchholz 
Senior Vice President of Administration
Comcast Corporation

Carolyn Everson
Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions
Facebook

Suna Said-Maslin
Founder and CEO
Nima Capital, LLC

Teresa White
President
Aflac U.S.

The inaugural Champion for Girls Award will recognize a recipient, to be announced at the event, for her extraordinary strategic leadership and tireless efforts on behalf of girls.

Additionally, Girls Inc. will welcome Chelsea Clinton to discuss the No Ceilings Full Participation Report.

The event is chaired by Lori Dickerson Fouché, CEO of Prudential Group Insurance and hosted by Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist and CEO at Starfish Media Group. 

“Every girl needs someone in her corner who demonstrates the incredible achievements girls and women can make and who supports her inner strengths and drive,” said Judy Vredenburgh, Girls Inc. President and CEO. “Our 2015 honorees are women who inspire the next generation of girls to seize new possibilities and envision successful futures. We are thrilled to recognize them and to welcome Ms. Clinton in furthering the critical role girls and women play in solving our world’s greatest challenges.”

Each honoree is paired with a Girls Inc. National Scholar who will speak about overcoming obstacles 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 and experiences across the United States and Canada.  

Event Details:
Thursday, March 12, 2015

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:

Courtney Adante, Teneo Barbara Levy Landes
Linda L. Addison, Norton Rose Fulbright Janet Levy-Rivkin
J.T. (Ted) Childs, Jr., Ted Childs LLC Rita Mitjans, ADP
Julie Greiner, Macy's Inc.  Sally Phipps, Colgate-Palmolive
Bridgette P.Heller Joyce M. Roché
Peige Katz, BeXchange LLC Tara I. Stacom, Cushman & Wakefield

 

PRESS RSVP REQUIRED. PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE DURING RECEPTION.

Download the full press release. Please direct any questions to Veronica Vela, (212) 509-2000 ext.227