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Women Chefs & Restaurateurs National Conference
April 18-20 - New York City
Iconic chef Lidia Bastianich is the Keynote Speaker to Open the 22nd annual WCR national conference. "Taking A Bigger Bite Out Of Your Career" is the conference theme. Industry women leaders will share career and business advice. A panel of chefs, PR agents and TV personalities will discuss how to work with the media.
A walking tour of Eataly, co-founded by Bastianich, the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in NYC, is scheduled. "Taking A Bigger Bite Out Of Your Career" is the conference theme. Industry women leaders will share career and business advice. A panel of chefs, PR agents and TV personalities will discuss how to work with the media.
A mutli-course Gala Cocktail Hour and Awards Dinner will feature the best culinary talent in New York! The WCR mission is to educate and advance women in the industry through local, regional and national networking opportunities. Conference is open to industry professionals, students and the public.
The sixth annual three-day Women in the World Summit will convene at Lincoln Center. Hillary Clinton is keynote speaker and Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Barbara Streisand, and Diane Von Furstenberg are among the featured guests.
The Summit will feature women leaders, activists and change makers to share solutions for a better world for women and girls. WITW is collaborating with the New York Times to produce the Summit series.
A panel discussion with Meryl Streep, Ava DuVernay (Selma), and Oscar- winning documentarian Sharmeed Obaid-Chinoy, will follow an exclusive preview of the new movie. Suffragette. Helen Mirren will discuss her third role as an English queen. Mothers of Invention will be featured.
Matrix Awards, considered the "Oscars" in the industry, honor outstanding women in communications.
Join 1,200 women of accomplishment and guests. Matrix Awards honor outstanding women in the communications industry, sponsored by New York Women in Communications.
Considered the "Oscars" of the industry, 2015 Honorees are: Sen Kristen Gillibrand, Debra L. Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Network; Andrea Mitchell, NBC and MSNBC; Robbie Myers, Editor-in-Chief, Elle magazine; Martine Reardon, Chief Marketing Officer, Macy's; Megan Smith, U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Martha Stewart is Emcee.