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Go Red Hosts Second Women in Media Event

 

by Nora Bass

Co-hosts Nancy Brown and NBC TODAY Show’s Erica Hill lead the discussion on women and heart disease

On Sept. 27, 2013, Go Red For Women hosted its second Women in Media Luncheon in New York City to discuss women’s No. 1 killer—heart disease. American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown co-hosted the event with NBC’s TODAY Show Weekend Anchor, Erica Hill.

The Women in Media Luncheon provided a critical opportunity to educate the women about heart disease and engage these influential women in the movement. During the luncheon, attendees shared their personal connection to heart disease and discussed relevant calls-to-action for women throughout the country.

The event brought together powerful influencers in media to rally support for Go Red’s cause. Event attendees included:

  • Erica Hill, Anchor, TODAY Show Weekend (Twitter: @EricaRHill)
  • Julie Bain, Health Director, Ladies’ Home Journal (Twitter: @yayabain)
  • Lisa Bain, Executive Editor, Women’s Health (Twitter: @lisabain32)
  • Kate Bolduan, Anchor, CNN’s New Day (Twitter: @KateBolduan)
  • Zuania Capó-Ramos, Executive Editor, Siempre Mujer (Twitter: @ZuaniaCapo)
  • Cat Greenleaf, Host, USA Network and Taxi TV’s Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (Twitter: @CatGreenleaf)
  • Rebecca Jarvis, Chief Business and Economics Correspondent, Good Morning America and ABC News (Twitter: @RebeccaJarvis)
  • Kierna Mayo, Digital Director, EBONY (Twitter: @kiernamayo)
  • Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmo Latina (Twitter: @mhmwriter)
  • Amy Robach, Anchor and National Correspondent, Good Morning America and ABC News (Twitter: @arobach)
  • Susan Spencer, Editor-in-Chief, Woman’s Day
  • Adrienne Vogt, Reporter, Newsweek and The Daily Beast

These strong, resonant voices in media will help Go Red For Women drive change in the of heart of women in America.

In celebration of Go Red’s upcoming 10th anniversary, Nancy Brown also shared Go Red For Women’s 10-Year Video, which highlights the movement’s success over the last 10 years.

Go Red held its first Women in Media event in February 2013, co-hosted by Arianna Huffington, chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post. The event successfully launched Go Red’s efforts to engage women in media in order to raise awareness and foster an environment for change.

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