The honorees have been announced for the second annual Women in Design event, a cross-platform luncheon presented by Healthcare Design, Environments for Aging, Hospitality Design, Contract, and design:retail magazines. On Friday, Oct. 4, at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in New York, the publications’ respective editors will honor 10 women for their creativity, thought leadership, and lasting works.

The 2019 Women in Design honorees are:

Jennifer Beesley, vice president of store and brand experience, Michaels

Pat Bosch, design director and principal, Perkins + Will

Rosalyn Cama, president and principal interior designer, CAMA

Abigail Clary, principal and director, CannonDesign

Clodagh, founder, Clodagh Design

Melissa Gonzalez, founder, Lion’esque Group

Dr. Lorraine G. Hiatt, Environmental Gerontologist, The Center for Health Design

Aliya Khan, vice president of global design strategies, Marriott International

Kristina O’Neal, partner, AvroKO

Lauren Rottet, founding principal and president, Rottet Studio

“These women are truly changing the game when it comes to design. They’re forward-thinking visionaries who not only provide project inspiration, but career inspiration for others seeking similar paths. We are so thrilled to celebrate their achievements at this year’s Women in Design event,” said Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, senior vice president of the design group at publisher Emerald Expositions.

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