Susan Lucci, Cynthia McFadden, et al. Join Presenter Lineup for 11th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon


Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, today announced the 2012 Celebrity Presenter line-up for The 11th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. 

The event will be held on Thursday, May 3rd, at Cipriani 42nd Street. Women Who Carecelebrates the accomplishments of women as caregivers, volunteers and professionals. The event will be hosted by Donna Hanover, former First Lady of New York City.  Hearst Corporation is Presenting Sponsor ofWomen Who Care.


2012 Women Who Care Celebrity Presenters:

?      Camilla BarungiProject Runway Supermodel/Entrepreneur/Activist

?      FRANK BENNACK JR. -  President and CEO of the Hearst Corporation

?      Cara Buono – Emmy® nominated star of Mad Men fame

?      Maurice Dubois - Four time Emmy® winner & Anchor CBS Evening News in New York

?      Diane Von Furstenberg - Chairman and Founder, DVF Studio & Award Winning Designer

?      Robin Givens - Actress/Best Selling Author & Co-Chair of Women Who Care

?      Donna Hanover – Actress/Author/Former First Lady of New York City

?      ELLEN LEVINE - Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines

?      Susan Lucci - Emmy® winner, New York Times Best Selling Author &

former Women Who Care Honoree

?      Cynthia McFadden – Six time Emmy® winner & Co-Anchor of Nightline Primetime

?      Ali Stroker, Star of The Glee Project

?      STACEY TISDALE, Award winning Business Correspondent, PBS’ Need To Know

?      Mike Woods - Meteorologist & Reporter, Fox 5’s Good Day New York

?      KURT YAEGER - Star of the hit film Dolphin Tale & the upcoming The Pod & The Real Deal

?      Paula Zahn – Six time Emmy® Award Winning Host of On The Case With Paula Zahn &

Co-Chair of Women Who Care


With Special Appearances by all The 2012 Women Who Care Honorees:

?      BARBARA ANNIS, Founder & CEO, Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc.

?      PATRICIA DUFF, Founder of The Common Good

?      Amy Lee, Lead Singer & Co-Founder of the Grammy-nominated band Evanescence

?      Robin Roberts – Co-Host of Good Morning America

?      MARGARET PUDDINGTON, Founder of the Coalition of Families for Direct Support Staff in Services for People with Developmental Disabilities will be presented with

The Karen Hansen Caregiver Award.



This year, Robin Givens & Paula Zahn, Co-Chairs of Women Who Care, and all the Honorees will be attending the event. Ellen Levine, Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines, will serve as Honorary Chair ofWomen Who Care. 

The Women Who Care Luncheon is a New York tradition and last year generated world-wide media attention.

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