What: The Women’s Forum of New York (WFNY) will present its inaugural Elly Awards Luncheon benefitting The Education Fund of the Women’s Forum. The awards, named for The Women’s Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, will honor outstanding women leaders.
The Elly Awards Recipients (both in attendance) will be: Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President, The Estee Lauder Companies and Founder and Chairman of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation to be presented by Bobbi Brown, Makeup Artist and Founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics; and Diana Taylor, Managing Director of Wolfensohn Fund Management, LP to be presented by Lisa Caputo.
Barbara Walters, nine-time Emmy Award winning journalist and television legend, will conduct a joint interview with the honorees preceding the presentation of the awards.
“This year the Women’s Forum of New York is launching the Elly Awards, named for our founder Elinor Guggenhemier, to celebrate outstanding leadership by women,” says Janice Reals Ellig, President of The Women’s Forum of New York.
Where: The Plaza Hotel, New York City
RSVP: Member guests welcome. For information visit http://www.womensforumny.org/womensforumny/
About The Women’s Forum of New York:
The Women’s Forum of New York ((WFNY) advances women’s leadership by connecting preeminent women of significant achievement in diverse industries to enrich each other’s lives personally and professionally and take active roles in matters of importance to them.
The organization focuses on leadership with successful women and its mission is to foster leadership in other women throughout the world through shared talent, experience and influence.
Comprised of approximately 450 women representing the highest level of achievement in virtually every business and professional sector from finance to fine arts, membership in the Forum is limited and by invitation only.
Founded in 1974 by Elinor Guggenheimer, The WFNY captured a powerful idea right for the times – that women could foster leadership in other women through sharing ideas, influence and experiences. Today the Women’s Forum of New York is the flagship of the International Women’s Forum organization comprised of 64 affiliates with over 4000 members around the world and operational headquarters in Washington, DC. For more information visit www.womensforumny.org/womensforumny/