NOIAW Celebrates its 35th Anniversary this Weekend

(April 12, 2016)
The National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Alisyn Camerota and Jeanne Mariani Sullivan April 16 at its 35th Anniversary

New York, NY -- TheNational Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW), the only national organization for women of Italian ancestry, celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a Luncheon and Silent Auction at the St. Regis New York on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:30 AM and honors two accomplished Italian American women:

“Since our founding in 1980, NOIAW has supported and inspired Italian American women,” saidMaria Tamburri, NOIAW Chair. “As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, we are extremely proud to honor Alisyn Camerota and Jeanne Mariani Sullivan, two women of the highest caliber and distinction. 

Alisyn and Jeanne join a long list of distinguished NOIAW honorees, including our founding member, the late Hon. Geraldine A. Ferraro; Lidia Mattichio Bastianich; Lisa Lemole Oz; and many more.”

Alisyn Camerota is a CNN anchor and co-host on CNN’s morning show New Day with Chris Cuomo and Michaela Pereira. Previously, she co-anchored Fox & Friends Weekend and America’s News Headquarters on Fox News. She also served as a national correspondent for Fox News, NBC’s Real Life and the crime show America’s Most Wanted.
Jeanne Mariani Sullivan is a founding principal of StarVest Partners, a New York City-based venture capital firm that invests in outstanding expansion stage technology-enabled B2B companies. As Chief Inspiration Officer at Sullivan Adventures, Ms. Sullivan advises venture backed and multi-national companies seeking to promote opportunity, access to capital, board seats and entrepreneurship for women.
Tickets for the event start at $295 and are available at 200 distinguished guests are expected at the event, including the Consul General of Italy to New York, Hon. Francesco Genuardi. The celebration begins with an silent auction and reception featuring gift certificates to some of New York City’s best restaurants, travel packages to Italy, handbags by Jennifer Tattanelli, Era Balestrieri, and Cole Haan, and a raffle of fine jewelry and Kate Spade handbags.
The National Organization of Italian American Women is the only national organization for women of Italian ancestry. The mission of The National Organization of Italian American Women is to unite and connect women through Italian culture and heritage; to celebrate the achievements of women of Italian ancestry; to inspire and enrich members with shared interests in cultural programs; and to empower and advance the educational and professional aspirations of current and future generations.
For more information about NOIAW, its members and programs, or to become a member, visit, call (212) 642-2003. The National Organization of Italian American Women, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law.