Mary Wilson, founding member of the world’s most famous female trio, The Supremes, entertained a crowd of nearly 500 at the Lupus Foundation of America’s Butterfly Gala - Sixth Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 with her signature flair and style. Ms. Wilson is also a best–selling author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, and former U.S. Cultural Ambassador.
CNN Anchor and Special Correspondent, Soledad O’Brien, served as the Master of Ceremonies for the Gala, which honored U.S. Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA, 8th), Sanjay Gupta, M.D., CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, and Roger M. Perlmutter, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Research and Development for Amgen, Inc.
The honorees were recognized for their efforts to bring national attention and resources to lupus, a devastating and life-threatening disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans and five million people worldwide.
Read more about the LFA's 2009 Butterfly Gala-Sixth Annual Awards Dinner.