Over 300 attendees will gather on Thursday, October 13, 2016 for The New York Women’s Foundation Fall Gala at The Plaza to celebrate three innovative leaders, Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder & Co-Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Dina Habib Powell, Head of Goldman Sachs’ Impact Investing Business and President of The Goldman Sachs Foundation, and Laurie M. Tisch, the President of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.
The annual event raises funds for The Foundation, an inclusive, cross-cultural, women-led alliance of women catalyzing partnerships and leveraging human and financial capital to achieve sustained economic security and justice for women and girls. A voice for women and a force for change for nearly 30 years; it is the largest women’s fund in the United States. In 1987, it invested $50,000 in four organizations; in 2015, it granted $6 million to 90 partners.
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 Anne E. Delaney and Jean and Martin Shafiroff. Vice- chairs include Grainne McNamara and Yvonne Quinn. Corporate sponsors include The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, Latham & Watkins LLP, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s.
For more information, visit www.nywf.org.