Deb Gordon’s guests were former New Yorker Boris Marchegiani, President of GAIA Hotel and Reserve; and Erin Crotty, Executive Director of Audubon New York – each of whom is working to protect birds, foster their proliferation, and preserve their natural habitats.
The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) held its 27th annual Courage in Journalism Awards and luncheon yesterday at Cipriani on 42nd street co-hosted by Norah O’Donnell and Cynthia McFadden.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Dr. Pat Thomas, general curator of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) which was founded in 1895, with the mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Deb Gordon’s guest was Rachel Goldsmith, Associate Vice President at Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victim’s assistance organization that works to empower victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking, and envisions a society that is free of family and community violence.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Dr. Thomas Howard, Executive Director of Boys & Girls Harbor, a Harlem based non-profit founded in 1937 as a camp by Tony Duke which has grown to become a leader in performing arts education.
Different races, genders, ages, and sizes were represented on the runways, along with a new crop of diverse designers including Ashley Graham.
Since 1921 women from all walks of life have participated in the Miss America Competition, and on Sunday night the tradition continued from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, where 52 women competed for the coveted crown and Savvy Shields prevailed.
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Deb Gordon guests were Terri Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday’s Children and Dr. Robin Goodman, Executive Director of A Caring Hand, two organizations that were formed out of the tragic events surrounding September 11, and continue to serve the community in a variety of ways.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Buxton Midyette, Vice President of Marketing at Supima, the legendary brand for American made pima cotton, known for being among the finest around.
Deb Gordon spotlighted the Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure with Linda Tantawi, CEO of Komen Greater NYC – the largest of the Komen affiliates which is committed to serving the organization’s important mission: no one should die from breast cancer.