Celebrities: Giuliana Rancic Receives "Caring is Sexy" Award

ce for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announce that Giuliana Rancic is the first‐ever recipient of the “Caring is Sexy” Award. The inaugural AWMF and Sexy Hair “Caring is Sexy” Award was presented at the 38th Annual Gracie Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Reflecting AWMF and Sexy Hair’s commitment to giving back to the community, the “Caring is Sexy” Award honors an individual who practices exceptional acts of kindness.

Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, fashion and beauty expert, and television personality with over 3 million followers on Twitter. She is the co‐anchor of E! News alongside Terrence Jenkins, and is one of the co‐hosts of E!’s hugely popular Fashion Police team alongside Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne, and George Kotsiopoulos. She’s been on E!’s Live From the Red Carpet for every mega‐event in the entertainment industry (Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes) interviewing the stars and getting breaking Hollywood scoop. Giuliana serves as one of the executive producers for Style Network’s hit docu‐ series “Giuliana & Bill.” The show is also co‐produced under You & I Productions, the production company she shares with her husband, Bill. “Giuliana & Bill” is set to premiere its sixth season this summer on the Style Network.

Giuliana is a champion for several causes that have affected her personally, including infertility and breast cancer. She has used her platform to increase awareness, promote patient advocacy, and let millions of women facing these challenging life crises that they are not alone. Giuliana recently created "Fab‐U‐Wish," a program to grant fashion, beauty, and celebrity‐themed wishes to women battling breast cancer. This program is just one aspect of her ongoing mission to help those going through hardships to find happiness and a positive outlook on life. Others include Bright Pink, Operation Smile, Dress for Success, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago, the Children's Miracle Networks, and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.

“Sexy Hair’s perception of beauty extends way beyond a woman’s outward appearance. It’s a woman’s inner confidence, strength, and passion for life that truly makes her shine,” said Jennifer Parks, Senior Vice President of Sales for Sexy Hair. “This year’s recipient of the Caring Is Sexy Award truly exemplifies the ‘Caring Is Sexy’ spirit. She is not only grateful for all she has achieved, but she also has a tremendous compassion for others and uses her talents and abilities to make this world a better place...now that is sexy. Sexy Hair is truly proud to honor Giuliana Rancic with the well‐earned Caring Is Sexy Award.”

“Alliance for Women in Media Foundation is proud to partner with Sexy Hair to celebrate what truly makes women sexy: substance and spirit,” said AWMF President Erin M. Fuller. “Giuliana has been a long‐time supporter of our organization, and a fierce advocate for women in media, as well as a host of important social causes. We look forward to honoring Giuliana Rancic at the Gracie Awards – both with a Gracie for her work on Giuliana & Bill as well as this exciting new award honoring her service.”

The Gracie Awards (also known as “the Gracies”) recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women, and about women in all facets of media, including radio, television, cable, and new media. The awards program also encourages the realistic and multi‐faceted portrayal of women in entertainment, news, features, and other programs.

For more information about the 2013 Gracies, please visit www.thegracies.org. For the most up‐to‐date, insider information, follow the Gracie Awards on Twitter @thegracies. For more information on Sexy Hair, visit www.sexyhair.com and follow them on Twitter @SexyHair.

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