There have been tears, there have been laughs, and there have been countless inspiring words. Each WISE Women of the Year Luncheon is unique and unforgettable in its own right. Below, we share just some of the memorable moments from the past 25 years. For other highlights and special features, follow us — @WISEworks and #WWOYretrospect — on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
2000 Emcee Paula Zahn, presenter Derek Jeter and honoree Kim Ng
2001 Emcee Lesley Visser, presenter Hank Aaron and honoree Kathleen Francis
2007 Emcee Andrea Joyce, presenter Robin Roberts and honoree Mary Carillo
2009 Emcee Andrea Joyce and previous honorees celebrate the 15th luncheon
2009 15th luncheon message from Mary Carillo
2010 Emcee Andrea Joyce, presenter Brian Cashman and honoree Jean Afterman