Matrix Awards lauds women

Tina Fey, 'Barefoot Contessa' host among honorees

Gotham’s Waldorf Astoria hotel will be the setting for the 40th annual Matrix Awards on April 19.

The kudofest, presented by New York Women in Communications, lauds women who have made an impact on the field.

The honorees for this year are Susan Chira from the New York Times, Tina Fey, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Sheryl Crow, “Barefoot Contessa” host Ina Garten, Oprah Magazine editor Gayle King, Bloomingdale’s exec Anne Keating and Google’s Marissa Mayer.

Portions of the luncheon’s proceeds will go to the org’s foundation, which offers scholarships and educational programs for women.

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