Women of Distinction Breakfast

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Join us as we honor those who inspire today’s girls to become tomorrow’s leaders

24th Annual Women
of Distinction Breakfast

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Cipriani 42nd Street
7:30am – 9:30am


 Honoring

Judith Harrison
Senior Vice President, North America Diversity & Inclusion
Weber Shandwick

Sylvia Smith
FAIA, LEED AP
Senior Partner, FXFOWLE

and the
2016 Future Woman of Distinction


Co-Chairs

Stephanie Breslow
Partner, New York Office of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Sheri Wilson-Gray
Partner, Gray Matters Marketing, LLC


About the Women of Distinction Breakfast

Each autumn, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York gathers on or around Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday to honor Women of Distinction who serve as role models of ethical leadership for the girls we serve. We also honor one extraordinary Girl Scout each year who represents the ideals inherent in Girl Scouting with the Future Woman of Distinction Award.

Over the Women of Distinction Breakfast’s 23-year history we have honored many extraordinary women. Our list of past honorees includes Maria Bartiromo, Trish McEvoy, Christine Quinn, Deborah Roberts, and Vera Wang to name a few.


About the Future Woman of Distinction Award 

The Future Woman of Distinction Award is given to one Ambassador Girl Scout in New York City each year who represents the ideals inherent in Girl Scouting through her participation in and commitment to community service, high academic achievement, leadership skills and ability to communicate the value of Girl Scouting. The 2016 Future Woman of Distinction application form is now available.


About the Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Since 1913, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York has served more than five million girls in New York City, preparing them to lead with courage, confidence and character, to make the world a better place. Today, we serve over 29,000 girls ages 5 to 17 in every zip code of New York City’s five boroughs. 70% of the girls we serve come from low-to-moderate income homes; their participation is heavily subsidized by the Council. Proceeds from the Women of Distinction Breakfast benefit leadership programs for the more than 29,000 girls reached by Girl Scouting in New York City.


For more information, contact Sasha Thompson at 212.645.4000 x241.