BY: Liliana Rocio, Senior Editor For World Liberty TV
The T.J. Martell Foundation for Cancer Research held its star-studded 6th annual 2018 Women of Influence Awards this week, on Friday, May 11, 2018 at The Plaza Hotel, Grand Ballroom located at 768 5th Avenue in New York. The reception began at 11:30 a.m. with a luncheon and awards to follow from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The awards celebration honored five outstanding women who have achieved tremendous goals in business and inspire other women around the globe to live their dreams while balancing work, family, home and health. Special Guests Robin Quivers, Steve Madden and others attended.
The 2018 Women of Influence honorees include Mindy Greenstein, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Psycho-Oncologist and Author; Elizabeth Matthews, CEO, ASCAP; Dana Miller, CMO, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard; Mary Pierson, Vice President of Denim Design, J Crew; and Rachael Ray, Television Host and Philanthropist.
The event featured guest speaker Julie Menin, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Special guests Robin Quivers, Steve Madden and others attended. The Women of Influence Awards and Luncheon, presented by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, has become one of New York’s most sought after tickets celebrating the power of women and their efforts to help find a cure for cancer.
I am very excited about this year’s Women of Influence Awards in New York. The event has always brought together such amazing women to bond and learn about healthy living, cancer awareness and prevention and to celebrate women’s achievements,” said Laura Heatherly, CEO of the T.J. Martell Foundation. “
We have always been aware of the power and influence women play in our everyday lives as well as business and I am proud that the T.J. Martell Foundation has been on the forefront of such recognitions. Over the past six years this annual event has raised vital funds for the T.J. Martell Foundation’s breast and ovarian cancer research program.
About The T.J. Martell Foundation: The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. The Foundation was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son T.J., who died of leukemia. The Foundation has provided more than $280 million for research at eight flagship hospitals in the United States.
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