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Samsung Launching Women of Steel

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We all know them. Women who seem to lift up communities with thier spirit and energy. I'm teaming up with Samsung to help celebrate "Women of Steel" to share an inspiring mom.

Samsung is launching its Women of Steel program to recognize the resilient women in our lives. Today, I'm nominating Christy Turlington Burns. On Sunday November 3rd, Christy Turlington Burns will run the ING New York City marathon to raise money and awareness for her non-profit organization, Every Mother Counts (EMC). A few years ago I met Christy and saw her documentary about maternal mortality. I was so impressed by her passion for the cause.

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Fast forward a few years and Christy is more passionate than ever. She formed a non-profit (501c3) organization in 2010 to increase public awareness of and support for improved maternal and child health. Now in its third year, Every Mother Counts is committed to ending preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world. They work to inform, engage, and mobilize new audiences to take action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women worldwide.

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Christy and her team are running to raise funds and awareness around this issue and to highlight one of the biggest barriers women across the globe struggle to overcome when they need to reach a skilled medical provider during pregnancy or childbirth - distance.

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The Every Mother Counts marathon team will include over 50 team members—all committed to going the distance to raise awareness about, and elevate the issue of, maternal health. One of the moms from my school is joining the team. I have many, many reasons to cheer and support #TeamEMC

Now it's your turn! Nominate someone from your community--a mom, wife, sister, friend or neighbor--as a Women of Steel. Samsung is looking for you to share a story of a strong women in your life. T celebrate these stories, Samsung will offer prizes, including a new Samsung Four Door Refrigerator with sparkling water dispenser and grand prize new kitchen appliance suite and dinner party catered by Samsung.

Nominate a woman here: https://www.facebook.com/samsunghomeappliancesusa/app_564245553612372

How it works: Visit and like the Samsung Home Appliances USA page on Facebook and click on ‘Woman of Steel’. In 100 words or less, explain why your own wife, sister, mother, friend is a Woman of Steel. After nominating a Woman of Steel, consumers can invite six friends on Facebook to a virtual dinner party to support their favorite Women of Steel.

What’s at Stake: Not only will you feel good (yay for karma!) the woman you nominate might also win some swank Samsung kitchen suite appliances (refrigerator, range, microwave) and an exclusive opportunity to entertain the friends who voted for her at a dinner party catered by Samsung. And theres' something in it for you too! Each week, a nominator will be entered for a chance to win a new Samsung Four Door Refrigerator with sparkling water dispenser, powered by SodaStream and there's a daily prize of a $50 pre-paid gift card will also be drawn at random

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Deadline to enter: The last day to nominate a Woman of Steel is November 22, where ten finalists will be selected. These 10 finalists will be up for public voting from November 25-December 6, when a winner will be selected. This is a sponsored contest by Samsung.

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