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Jan312012

Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel: Dress for Success

 

I had the honour of capturing the Dress for Success luncheon on Friday January 27 held at the historic Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.

Dress for Success is an incredible organization which provides professional attire, career guidance and network support to women looking to find work. This year marked the 11th year of empowerment of 6,800 women.

The event was emceed by WCVB-TV's Shayna Seymour, with speeches by event co-chairs Rosalin Acosta and Lois Cornell, Chair of the Board of Directors, Jacqui Budd and Executive Director Kim Todd. The auction part of the luncheon was conducted by John Terrio of AuctionKnights. Awards honoured Boston's First Lady Angela Menino, Rick Condon and Jacqui Budd and were presented by Co-Founders Enith Levine and Nancy Schneider.

Over 400 guests were in attendance, including many of Boston's familiar faces such as NECN anchor Bridget Blythe, Wanye Budd of Goodwin Procter, Dan Kramer and Annette Goubeaux of Neiman Marcus, Kristen Daly, Tara Goodwin Frier and Margrette Cardone Mondillo from Goodwin PR, amongst other sponsors and supporters of Dress for Success.

Thank you to Kim Todd and Emmy Whitney for the opportunity to cover this fantastic event!

 

 

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Reader Comments (5)

Love organizations like this...such an important idea.

Also looks like it was a great party! ;-) Your photos are amazing, as always. I especially love the food and the flowers set next to each other...AND the opening doors! =)))

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterClair

well i can most certainly see why they chose you for the job, these photos are outstanding to say the least! and what a beautiful place for such an event!!
xoxo, kristina

February 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkristina

wow, looks like such an amazing event. great set of shots!

February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJacqueline

Do I see a shoe salad?! :D The event looks like a great success and that reflects in the amazing photographs you take Smita! xx

February 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPeaches

Looks like a wonderful event for a great cause. I've never been inside the Fairmont Copley - WOW is it beautiful!

February 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHannah

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