GEENA DAVIS TO BE HONORED WITH THE WOMEN IN TOYS CHANGEMAKER AWARD, AND JILL BARAD HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 13TH ANNUAL WONDER WOMEN AWARDS GALAHonorees Reflect Female Changemakers in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment
New York, NY –Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) announced that the organization will honor Academy Award®-winning actor and advocate Geena Davis with a Changemaker Award and Jill Barad with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 WIT Wonder Women Awards Gala on February 19, 2017 in New York City.
The Wonder Women Awards Gala theme will be WIT Changemakers: Playing it Forward, and will recognize and honor female executives who are creating positive change by giving back, passing on the lessons they’ve learned, and paving the way for future leaders.
“We are thrilled to be honoring Geena Davis and Jill Barad this year,” said Genna Rosenberg, Co-Chair of the Wonder Women Awards Gala and Principal of GennComm. “Both have made history for women in our industry and helped pave the way for today’s businesswoman to grow, thrive and prosper on a more level playing field.”
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