The National Mother’s Day Committee announced today that it will honor four distinguished women at the 38th Annual Outstanding Mother Awards.

The annual luncheon ceremony, which will be held on May 5, 2016 at 12 p.m. at The Pierre Hotel, New York, recognizes women who balance highly successful careers with the daily demands and rewards of motherhood. For ticket and sponsorship information visit or call 212-549-6421.

Joanna Coles, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines, and a 2015 Outstanding Mother Award Honoree, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies and present this year’s awards to:

Sarah Jessica Parker, Actor, Producer and Businesswoman
• Joy Mangano, Inventor, Entrepreneur and President, Ingenious Designs, LLC
• Louise Camuto, Chief Creative Officer, Camuto Group
• Gemma Lionello, Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Beauty, Nordstrom

“Through their entrepreneurial spirit, noteworthy professional accomplishments and above all their unwavering commitment to family and philanthropy, these four women embody all that this award stands for,” said Laurie Dowley, Chairman of the National Mother’s Day Committee. “We are thrilled to celebrate these exceptional women as our 2016 Outstanding Mother Award Honorees.”

As part of its continued support of meaningful philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers and children, the National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, Inc. has donated nearly $30 million to date to deserving family-related charities nationwide.

Proceeds of the 2016 awards luncheon will benefit Save the Children, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making lasting positive change in the lives of children living in poverty in the United States.

To purchase tickets or to sponsor the event, please contact the Mother’s Day Council office at 212-594-6421 or visit

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