June 18, 2018

Plaza Hotel, New York, United States


The Women’s Forum of New York will present the 8th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women’s Forum on Monday, June 18th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

The awards, named for the Women’s Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, will honor outstanding women leaders. This year marks the 31th anniversary of the Education Fund of the Women’s Forum, which has helped over 220 women age 35 and over, whose lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity, complete their college degrees.

The 2018 Elly Award Recipients will be:
· Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former First Lady, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of State, and presidential candidate.
· Sheila C. Johnson, Founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts.
· Deirdre Quinn, CEO and Co-Founder of Lafayette 148 New York.

Paula Zahn, nine-time Emmy Award winning host and executive producer of “On the Case with Paula Zahn,” will moderate a conversation on leadership with honorees Sheila C. Johnson and Deirdre Quinn following the presentation of the awards.

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