Hartford/CT --- Over 500 people attend The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation annual Signature Breakfast this year held on Wednesday, October 16th 2013 at the Downtown Hartford Marriott. The theme for the breakfast this year was the Power of Change: Bringing Women and Girls to the Table featuring keynote speaker Jennifer Buffett, President and Co-Chair of Novo Foundation and daughter-in-law of Warren Buffett. Ms. Buffett was named in Barron’s magazine list of Twenty-Five Most Effective Philanthropists in 2009 and 2010.
100% of net proceeds from this event will go to the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation community grants program, focused on improving educational and economic skill-building opportunities for women and girls. The mission of the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation is to be a catalyst for positive change in the lives of women and girls in Greater Hartford. Created in 2000, Aurora is Connecticut’s only freestanding foundation focused exclusively on women and girls, engaged in strategic grant making that supports and empowers women and girls of all ages.
Pictured from left to right:
Jennifer Steadman, Board of Directors, Breakfast Chair
Cheryl Dumont-Smith, Executive Director
Joann Price - 2013 Woman Philanthropist Award
Claudia Udolf - 2013 Young Philanthropist Award
Jennifer Buffett, Keynote Speaker
Janet Bailey Faude, Chair Board of Directors
CONTACT: Mary Coursey, 860-305-0476, firstname.lastname@example.org.