NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Liz Elting, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of TransPerfect and advocate for women's equality and health, is serving as New York City Goes Red Sponsor and Campaign Co-Chair at the 2018 New York City Go Red For Women® Luncheon on Friday, March 2. This annual event benefits the American Heart Association's efforts to increase awareness of the deadly risks to women's cardiac health and how it can be improved, leading to a longer, healthier, happier life.
"I have been involved with Go Red For Women for the past five years, and it has been an absolute honor to serve as campaign co-chair of this movement," said Elting. "Right now, we have an opportunity to educate and empower women by providing them with the tools to fight their number-one killer: heart disease."
Sold out for the first time ever in the wake of the growing public awareness surrounding women's issues, this year's luncheon will bring together over 1300 influential women and men from the corporate, philanthropic, fashion, and medical communities to raise awareness and funds to support education and research specifically targeted to address heart disease and stroke in women.