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L’Oréal Paris has unveiled the 2013 Women of Worth honorees

December 3, 2013

L’Oréal Paris has unveiled the 2013 Women of Worth honorees, celebrating 10 women who are pursuing their passions to accomplish the extraordinary.

They are: Somy Ali, president of No More Tears, a nonprofit organization devoted to rescuing victims of domestic violence and helping survivors with assistance to meet basic needs, and a variety of support services to find jobs and complete their empowerment; Tricia Baker, co-founder and co-director of Attitudes in Reverse, a nonprofit organization to educate society about mental health and combat negative perceptions about mental illness; Patty Boles, executive director of Straight From The Heart, Inc., a nonprofit resource center that provides critical support, mentoring, must-have items and resources for foster children and their caregivers; Lauren Book, founder and CEO of Lauren’s Kids, nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse through public awareness, education and political advocacy; Maria D’Angelo, founder, president and CEO of The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation, nonprofit dedicated to serving and transforming the lives of homeless and at-risk children and families in Los Angeles; Kimberly Iverson, founder of Bucket List Foundation, nonprofit which grants end-of-life or “bucket list” wishes to the terminally ill; Lori Lee, founder of Me Fine Foundation, nonprofit founded in memory of her son, which provides resources and financial assistance to families with children being treated at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals; Estella Pyfrom, CEO of Estella’s Brilliant Bus, nonprofit where children and families without home access to technology or internet can learn vital computer skills; Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, founder of Classes 4 Classes, Inc., a nonprofit organization developed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy; and Susan Garcia Trieschmann, executive director of Curt’s Cafe, nonprofit restaurant that provides training and support for at-risk youth.

One national honoree to be awarded an additional $25,000 for her cause, according to L’Oréal.
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