Evans, Grossman, Neuwirth Inducted At WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT Gala

Evans, Grossman, Neuwirth Inducted At WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT Gala

Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, fashion model, philanthropist and real estate investor; Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer of HSN, Inc (Home Shopping Network); and Bebe Neuwirth, two-time Tony Award-winner currently starring on Broadway in Addams Family are Women's Project's 2011 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at the 26th Annual Gala Celebration hosted by the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning Kathleen Turner at ESPACE, 635 West 42nd Street, on Monday, March 7, at 6:30pm.

"Each year, Women's Project, the acclaimed off Broadway theatre company that produces work written and directed by women, takes pride in celebrating the extraordinary accomplishments of women from the worlds of entertainment and business. Women's Project's extraordinary group of past recipients includes Kathleen Turner, Dame Judi Dench, Gloria Steinem, Tina Brown, Eve Ensler, Whoopi Goldberg, Annie Leibovitz, Estelle Parsons, Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Vega and Joan Osborne to name but a few," said Julie Crosby, the Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project.

Single Tickets are $1,000, $500. Tables of ten are $50,000, $25,000 and $12,500. For more ticket purchasing information click www.womensproject.org/awards.htm, call 212.647.1828 or email womensproject@dalzell.com. Ready to order tickets? Click www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=2881,

Co-chairs for the Gala Celebration are Cassandra Del Viscio, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Annette Green, Cassandra Seidenfeld Lyster and Arlene Scanlan.

Bonnie Pfeifer Evans has an exceptional background as a prominent model, philanthropist, real estate investor and a Healthy Chocolate distributor. She was "discovered" while still in high school by the Washington Post and was a finalist in the nationally televised "Model of the Year" contest, which launched her modeling career. She has been photographed for virtually every magazine, featured in TV commercials worldwide and cat walked preeminent runway shows for designers including Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Kenzo, Calvin Klein, Armani, Chanel, Jeffrey Beene, Bill Blass, Gianne Franco Ferre, Missoni and many others. Click www.womensproject.org/Women%20of%20Achievement%202011.html for more information.

MINDY GROSSMAN, a 32-year veteran of the retail and apparel industries, is Chief Executive Officer of HSN, Inc. and a member of the company's Board of Directors. In this capacity Ms. Grossman oversees a $2.8 billion dollar retail portfolio which includes: HSN, a leading interactive lifestyle network (Home Shopping Network) and retail destination that offers a curated assortment of exclusive products combined with top brand names; HSN.com, a top 10 trafficked e-commerce site that offers a differentiated e-commerce experience by leveraging content, community and commerce; and Cornerstone, a dynamic, multi-channel retailer of lifestyle brands including.

In 2009, Ms. Grossman was ranked one of the world's 100 most powerful women by Forbes magazine and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Retail Federation, as well as Cosmetic Executive Women. Click www.womensproject.org/Women%20of%20Achievement%202011.html for more information.