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WCBS 880 Working Women’s Luncheon
With Pat Carroll and Sandra Lee
Thursday,  May 22, 2014 | Gotham Hall

11:30am – 12:30pm: Networking
12:30pm – 2:00pm: Lunch, Interview, Q&A Session

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Now in its 14th year, the WCBS 880 Working Women’s Luncheon is hosted by Pat Carroll, Co-Anchor of the WCBS 880 Morning News, New York’s top rated morning radio show and will feature celebrated author and Food Network TV Star Sandra Lee. Designed to foster and promote the success of women in the workplace, this unique event has become famous for its networking opportunities and inspiring programs.

Join us for an engaging conversation with a woman who has built her brand to become an internationally-acclaimed expert in all things kitchen and home. Sandra Lee is a multi-Emmy and Gracie Award winner. She is editor-in-Chief of her own magazine. She hosts four highly rated culinary programs on the Food Network and Cooking Channel. Last summer, the New York Times bestselling author of 25 cookbooks released her first fiction book, The Recipe Box.

Pat-Carroll-cropPat Carroll

Pat’s is the first voice countless listeners in the tri-state hear each day. In nearly two decades as morning anchor on WCBS 880, with nearly two million listeners a week, audiences have relied on her to help them start the day. They hear late-breaking news developments, first word of traffic tie-ups, and guidance on how to dress for the weather. And listeners know Pat will help them through big events, like Hurricane Sandy, for which WCBS was recognized with the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast the morning after the storm.

Pat is the co-host of the WCBS Opening Bell Report, a daily half-hour business program which includes her two-time Gracie Award-winning “Women in Business” reports.

She has hosted the WCBS Working Women’s Luncheon since it started in 2001, moderating a dialogue connecting an audience of high achievers with accomplished women in the entrepreneurial and corporate worlds.

Listeners to CBS radio stations around the country can hear Pat dispense parenting advice on the Westwood One Radio Network-Parents Magazine daily feature “Raising our Kids.”

Pat is on the advisory board of The Center for Safety and Change, formerly known as The Rockland Family Shelter.  She was born in Rhode Island and is a graduate of Brown University. Pat raised her two sons in Rockland County and now lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


Sandra-Lee-headshotSandra Lee

Sandra Lee, a multi-Emmy® and Gracie® award-winner, is an internationally-acclaimed expert in all things kitchen and home. Sandra Lee has predicted and changed the trajectory of American lifestyle with her signature “smart and simple” philosophy. She empowers people of all walks of life to create memorable meals, hospitable homes, and creative crafts and shows them how to entertain for every occasion―with ease.

Sandra is the editor in chief of Sandra Lee Magazine and the host of four highly-rated culinary programs on Food Network and Cooking Channel: Restaurant Remakes, Sandra’s Money Saving Meals, Semi-Homemade Cooking and Taverns, Lounges & Clubs. Additionally, Sandra is the host of HGTV’s Sandra Lee Celebrates, a series of prime time entertaining specials.
Widely-respected for anticipating the needs of the modern homemaker and consumers, Sandra has launched several lines of home, garden, seasonal and craft products and produced a successful DIY home improvement series. Her newest kitchens, tabletops, housewares, seasonal decors and domestics collections available exclusively in Kmart/Sears, entitled Sandra by Sandra Lee, offers attainable, affordable products to the overextended homemaker and busy professional.

With a commitment to service and charity, Sandra has received both the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. She is also a Girl Scouts “Inspirational Leadership Award” recipient and an Elton John AIDS Foundation “Enduring Vision” honoree.

Sandra’s primary focus is on the issues of hunger, poverty and homelessness which are at crisis levels in the United States. She is the national spokesperson for Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign and the anchor of their largest annual fundraiser, The Great American Bake Sale – two groundbreaking programs focused on ending childhood hunger in America.

Sandra works with numerous philanthropic organizations including the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Citymeals-on-Wheels, the Bowery Mission, God’s Love we Deliver, Food Banks across New York state and America as well as Central Park Conservancy and is a founding member of UNICEF’s Board of Directors- Los Angeles chapter.