City Meals Hosts Power Lunch For New York's Most Powerful Women

by Chiara Atik · November 23, 2009

[All photos by JIMI CELESTE for PMc]. On Friday, some of New York's biggest names brought new meaning to the term "Power Lunching", at the 23rd annual Citymeals-on-Wheels Power Lunch for Women.-

This year's event honored Joan Weill and Joan Tisch, with a special performance by Broadway's Kate Baldwin. Paula Zahn played Emcee, and among the eminent guests were Kelly RutherfordDiane Sawyer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Gloria Steinem, Jane Krakowski, Kathleen Turner, Jessye Norman, Mary Higgins Clark, Silda Spitzer, and Tyne Daly. The luncheon took place at Cipriani 42nd street.

Diane Sawyer                Kathie Lee Gifford, Dr. Patricia Wexler

Judith Jamison, Deborah Roberts  Kelly Rutherford

Gloria Steinem                                         Jane Krakowski

Jessye Norman                                     Kathleen Turner

Tyne Daly                                       Silda Wall Spitzer

Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark Marcia Stein, Paula Zahn

Lizzie Tisch, Emily Tisch, Jonathan Tisch, Laurie Tisch, Emily Tisch