Annual Thelma Gibson Award & Installation Luncheon

  • 23 Jan 2014
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables
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ANNUAL
THELMA GIBSON
AWARDS & INSTALLATION LUNCHEON

Featuring Two Visionary Female Leaders


JANE PAULEY
BROADCAST JOURNALIST, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR

PATRICIA IRELAND
ATTORNEY, AUTHOR AND RENOWNED FEMINIST LEADER

















BOOK SIGNING
Each attendee will receive a copy of Jane Pauley's new book - come early to get your book autographed between 11:30-12:00!

Please save the date for the 2014 Thelma Gibson Awards of Excellence and Installation Luncheon as we proudly announce the winners who have made significant contributions to the advancement of women in our community, and inaugurate our new President, Naomi M. Berry and the 2014 Board of Directors.

In honor of the WCC’s 30th anniversary year, we will feature two renowned women of prestige, Patricia Ireland and keynote speaker Jane Pauley, as we reflect on the achievements of women in business over the past 30 years and look forward to the advancements that the next generation will bring.



Thursday, January 23, 2013
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

MEMBERS: $75
WCC FRIENDS: $85
MEMBERSHIP + LUNCH: $245

MEMBERS (DAY OF): $85
WCC FRIENDS 
(DAY OF): $95
MEMBERSHIP + LUNCH (DAY OF): $255

REGISTER EARLY!
This event is sure to sell out so register early. Attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of Jane Pauley's newest book, "Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life." So register today!



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About Patricia Ireland
As the longest-serving president of the National Organization for Women from 1991 to 2001, Patricia Ireland used her dozen years of experience as a lawyer to help move NOW to the forefront of the political scene, build a strong, effective women’s movement and establish herself as a groundbreaking activist. Patricia emerged as one of the most influential feminist leaders in this country and a leading figure in the world-wide feminist movement.
 
Patricia returned to Miami in 2005, having served as a national officer of NOW in Washington, D.C., for 14 years. She currently practices labor law, representing unions and their members, and is working on a second book to follow her 1996 political autobiography What Women Want.
 
Patricia has been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Massachusetts Law School, University of Rhode Island, Indiana University and Sweetbriar College.

About Jane Pauley
A familiar face on morning, daytime, and primetime television for more than thirty years, Pauley hosts the award-winning “Your Life Calling” segment on the Today show, profiling many remarkable yet relatable people over fifty whose personal reinvention informs and inspires.

Jane Pauley has been a familiar face on TV for more than thirty years. She served as co-host of Today from 1976 to 1989, anchored Dateline NBC for eleven years, and in 2004 became the host of her own daytime program, The Jane Pauley Show. Her memoir, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue, was a New York Times bestseller. She lives with her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, in New York City.

About “Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life,“ by Jane Pauley

In this inspirational book, beloved broadcast journalist Jane Pauley helps people in the middle of their lives successfully navigate a “reinvention” phase and build a positive, powerful future.

With insight and wit, Pauley tells her own story as well as many others of those who are reinventing their lives. Her warm and often funny perspective makes this book a deeply personal, rewarding, and very timely read. Your Life Calling is filled with practical ideas, inspiration, and motivation for anyone who knows the yearning for “something different” or “something more.”