Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced today that, in partnership with
the American Heart Association - Westchester and Fairfield counties,
and the Go Red For Women® Movement, it will be hosting a Go Red Women's
Leadership Breakfast at the Firm's Westchester campus on Friday,
February 4, National Wear Red Day.
The event, which is open to the public, will feature keynote speaker,
Carla Harris, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management,
Head of the Emerging Manager Platform and the author of Expect to Win.
As Head of the Emerging Manager Platform, Carla Harris and her team
seek to identify and provide capital, as well as strategic advice and
infrastructure solutions, to emerging asset managers, with a specific
emphasis on minority and women-owned asset managers. Ms. Harris also
acts as Chair of the Board of the Morgan Stanley Foundation. During her
twenty-year career on Wall Street, Harris has executed the IPO's for
UPS, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and Redback, as well as the $3.2
billion common stock transaction for Immunex, one of the largest
biotechnology offerings in U.S. history.
"Heart disease is the number one killer of women. We're therefore
pleased to be a part of the campaign to raise awareness and to empower
women to take charge of their heart health," said Michelle Oroschakoff,
Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer, Morgan Stanley Smith
Go Red For Women® captures the energy, passion and the spirit power
of women to band together and speak out against a silent killer.
Designed to celebrate the power and authentic voice of women, their
influence and strength in numbers, Go Red For Women® is gaining momentum
as more and more leaders are lending their voice to the American Heart
Association's call for action and change. A "Go Red" woman is
passionate and empowered and this new Go Red Women's Leadership Series
is designed to foster her success by providing exclusive professional
development, education, inspiration and networking opportunities.
The event will take place on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. at
the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Headquarters: 2000 Westchester Ave.
Auditorium, Purchase, NY 10077. Reservations are required for security
access, and limited seating is available. Please R.S.V.P. to
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Go Red For Women®, powered by the American Heart Association's research,
and connects millions of women of all ages. With one out of three women
still dying from heart disease, we continue to fight this No. 1 killer
by helping women turn simple choices into life-saving actions. Whether
it's eating healthier, exercising more, reducing our cholesterol, or
quitting smoking, Go Red helps women make these choices for themselves
and each other.
About American Heart Association
Founded in 1924, the American
Heart Association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary health
organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of heart
disease and stroke. To help prevent, treat and defeat these diseases -
America's No. 1 and No. 3 killers - we fund cutting-edge research,
conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and
advocate to protect public health.
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