The Womenâ€™s Fund Miami-Dade will host its annual Power of the Purse Luncheon, presented by Marie Claire of the Hearst Corporation and Italian designer handbag V73. Emmy award winning journalist and South Florida native, Jackie Nespral will be the Master of Ceremonies at this signature event that spotlights how The Womenâ€™s Fund energizes our community to create change for thousands of women and girls throughout Miami-Dade County. Marty Davis, Chair, Phillis Oeters, Honorary Chair, and Cyndi Hibnick, Silent Auction Chair, will welcome luncheon guests to a red carpet entrance, an over-the-top silent auction, and a sophisticated menu. Fashion and style will be accessible at the click of a button, with the V73 handbag, generously underwritten, as the centerpiece at all the tables available for bidding. The program will include an inspiring testimony from a grantee partner; a Lifetime Achievement Award given to Hispanic media giant, Cristina Saralegui; and a group of unique and exemplary women will be celebrated – Thelma Gibson, Gail Mixer and Marj Adler. The VIP reception will include a meet and greet with Editor in Chief of Marie Claire, Anne Fulenwider, Founder and Creative Director for V73 Elisabetta Armellin, Cristina Saralegui, all of the luncheon’s honorees and other special surprise guests. Individual tickets are $150.