Women's Foundation Announces 2015 Luncheon Speaker

International icon Arianna Huffington to speak at women’s foundation “Will Work For Change” annual luncheon

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Kansas City, MO – Today, the Women’s Foundation announced that Arianna Huffington will be the keynote speaker at their annual fundraising luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center on Friday, December 4th.

“We are pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Luncheon featured speaker will be Arianna Huffington, chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group and author of 14 books,” said Wendy Doyle, President and CEO of the Women’s Foundation.  “Arianna, an entrepreneur and business leader, is among the most influential players shaping the national conversation on politics, the economy, the media and public policy.”

The Women’s Foundation Annual Luncheon began in 1993 to engage and empower all those attending to work for change in their communities. The Women’s Foundation also announced this year’s Honorary Luncheon Chair, Shirley Helzberg, and Co-Chairs: Linda Hanson, Regional Market President for Enterprise Bank & Trust, and Steve Edwards, Chairman, President & CEO, Black & Veatch.

The Women’s Foundation promotes equity and opportunity for women and girls, using philanthropy, research and policy solutions to make meaningful change.  More information about the organization can be found at www.Womens-Foundation.org.