The 2017 Matrix Awards with take place on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Waldorf-Astoria.
Every year since 1970, NYWICI has awarded outstanding women in communications the prestigious Matrix Awards. The long list of past winners reads like a who-is-who of exceptional women in the fields of advertising, books, broadcasting, film, magazines, new media, newspapers and public relations and is a true reflection of achievements by women in communications.
Past winners have included Bernadette Peters, Geena Davis, Joan Didion, Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Christiane Amanpour, Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington, Meryl Streep, Annie Leibovitz, Anna Wintour, Gloria Steinem, Helen Thomas, Anna Quindlen and Cindy Adams to name just a few.
The 2016 Matrix Awards was held on April 25, 2016, at the Waldorf-Astoria. Read a recap of the event, view pictures (copyright Maryanne Russell) and visit the Matrix Archives page for more info on previous years' ceremonies. The 2016 Matrix winners were Nancy Gibbs, presented by Katie Couric; Lena Dunham, presented by Gloria Steinem; Nancy Dubuc, presented by Jamie Gangel; Mellody Hobson, presented by Bill Bradley; Linda Boff, presented by Beth Comstock; Janice Min, presented by Bonnie Hammer; Carol Hamilton, presented by Caryl Stern; Liz Kaplow, by Debra Shriver.
Photo: Copyright Maryanne Russell