2011 Matrix Awards Presented by Meredith Corporation

This year, more than 1,000 people gathered to celebrate and salute eight exceptional women who were honored by the not-for-profit organization New York Women in Communications. The Matrix Awards are held annually and highlight "Women Who Change the World" in the communication and entertainment community.

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MORE editor-in-chief Lesley Jane Seymour emceed the highly regarded event.

 

Photo caption: MORE editor-in-chief Lesley Jane Seymour (left), Meredith chief marketing officer Nancy Weber (right)

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Honorees and presenters included Betty White, Rosie O’Donnell, Arianna Huffington, Mark Burnett, Idina Menzel, Cindi Berger and Sheryl Sandberg.

 

Photo caption: 2011 Matrix Award honorees (front row), Presenters at New York Women in Communications’ 2011 Matrix Awards (back row)

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Nine-time Grammy award winner John Legend performed two songs.

 

Photo caption: John Legend

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Emmy award-winning actress, comedian and author of "Hot in Cleveland" Betty White received the Special Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Photo caption: Betty White

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CBS 2 news anchor Dana Tyler presented Tony Award-winning performer Idina Menzel with a 2011 Matrix Award.

 

Photo caption: Idina Menzel (left), Dana Tyler (right)

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Talk show host and comedian Rosie O'Donell presented chairman and CEO, PMK*BNC Public Relations with a 2011 Matrix Award.

 

Photo caption: Rosie O'Donell (left), Cindi Berger (right)

 

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First Published April 18, 2011

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