6th Annual New York Women of Influence Luncheon for T.J Martell Foundation-2018

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.

Daughter of Tony Martell

Dr.Abbey with Debbie Martell Daughter of TJ Martell

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.

Women of Influence Luncheon

R-L Laura Heatherly CEO TJ Martell Foundation with Rachael Ray & Patti Galluzzi

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.

30 Second Meals

Dr.Abbey with Rachael Ray TV Host & Philanthropist

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. “

Mayor of NYC

Julie Menin Commissioner NYC Mayors Office of Media & Ent Keynote Speaker

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.

Academy Award Winning Composer

Dr.Abbey with Paul Williams World Renowned Composer

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.

Women & Men's Clothing

Mary Pearson of J Crew Honoree with her co-workers dressed in Denim

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