Over 300 attendees will gather on Monday, October 2, 2017 for The New York Women’s Foundation Fall Gala at The Plaza to celebrate four distinguished individuals who have made their mark as leaders and agents-of-change in the fields of philanthropy, health and criminal justice.
Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation; Dr. Angela Diaz, Professor and Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center; Verna Eggleston, head of the Women’s Economic Development initiatives at Bloomberg Philanthropies; and Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chairman, Independent Commission on The NYC Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, Former Chief Judge of New York State and the NY Court of Appeals, will be honored.
The annual event raises funds for The Foundation, a cross-cultural alliance that ignites action and invests in bold, community-led solutions across the city to create an equitable and just future for women and families.
The cocktail reception begins at 6:30 PM. The dinner and program will begin promptly at 7:30 PM.
Tickets start at $1,250 and numerous sponsorships are available. Please call 212-763-8589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The event is co-chaired by Kwanza R. Butler, Anne E. Delaney, Cathy and Walter Isaacson, Michele and Jason Penzer and Jean and Martin Shafiroff.