L’Oreal Paris hosted its eighth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday at The Pierre in New York City.
The event brought together an esteemed group of notable guests, company executives, business leaders, philanthropists and former honorees to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the 2013 Women of Worth honorees.
United in their extraordinary efforts and dedication to their causes, the 10 women recognized are raising the bar and breaking new ground to pursue their passions and make positive changes in their communities.
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From a Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher empowering teachers across the country to teach students compassion, to a nurse aiding terminally ill seniors in accomplishing their bucket lists, to a culinary entrepreneur building and running a nonprofit restaurant that helps at-risk youth learn life skills, the 2013 Women of Worth honorees are tackling some of the most pressing issues.
The star-studded evening featured a number of special presentations by L’Oreal Paris ambassadors Diane Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Lea Michele and Aimee Mullins.
Women of Worth 2012 National Honoree and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman, Mika Brzezinski, Arianna Huffington, Hoda Kotb, Mary Alice Stephenson and Trisha Yearwood also helped recognize the 2013 Women of Worth honorees.
In the picture above: The 2013 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth honorees, including national honoree Lauren Book and L’Oreal Paris President Karen T. Fondu, were celebrated for making a beautiful difference in their communities at The Pierre on December 3, 2013 in New York City.