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2019 Awards Luncheon 
30 Years celebrating Voices of Courage

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York City
Reception: 11:30 a.m. | Luncheon: 12 p.m. 

Watch "The Women's Refugee Commisison at 30"

Watch video of the speakers and performers at the 2019 Awards Luncheon

 

Honoring

Indra Nooyi 2018 Headshot 2019 cropped web2Indra K. Nooyi

Philantropist and former CEO of PepsiCo
For her commitment to advancing gender equality and girls' education

logos honorees sqOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Steptoe & Johnson


For their generous pro bono contributions to protecting the rights of those seeking safety in the United States

Panelists

mina jaf sqMina Jaf

Founder and director of Women Refugee Route
VOC 2016 Award Recipient

sima samar sqSima Samar

Former Minister of Women's Affairs of Afghanistan
VOC 2001 Award Recipient

marguerite barankitse sqMarguerite Barankitse

Founder of Maison Shalom
VOC 2004 Award Recipient 

 

 

 

 

Speakers

Liv Ullmann, co-founder and honorary chair of the Women’s Refugee Commission, will open the ceremony.

Mallika Dutt, founder of global human rights organization Breakthrough, will moderate the panel.

Dina Dublon, a pioneer in advancing women and promoting gender equity in both the corporate and nonprofit worlds, will present the Voices of Courage Award to Indra Nooyi. 

Performer

Emi Mahmoud, award winning poet, UNHCR global ambassador, and activist, will perform some of her slam poetry.

Sponsors

GLOBAL SPONSORS

Dina Dublon
Martha Gallo

 PRINCIPAL SPONSORS

Jocelyn Cunningham and Deloitte
JPMorgan Chase
Indra Nooyi
PepsiCo Foundation
Silver Mountain Foundation for the Arts

MAJOR SPONSORS

Accenture
KPMG LLP
Macy’s
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
PepsiCo, on Behalf of the Board of Directors
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Refinitiv
Lily Safra
Ivana Stolnik

LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

AIG
Liz Appel
Joy Bunson
Elizabeth L. Daniels
Abigail E. Disney
Jodie Eastman
The Frances Lear Foundation
Barbara Mcintyre Hack and Regina S. Peruggi
Clay Kirk
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Rockefeller Family Foundation
Susan F. Rice
Sandra Sennett Tully
The Steptoe Foundation
Marissa Wesely

PATRON SPONSORS

Anne Bianchi Gundersen Foundation,
   David Bohonnon Trustee
Blackbaud, Inc.
Bloomberg LP
Sam and Doug Braunstein
Julie Hembrock Daum
Dobkin Family Foundation
Friedman Family Foundation
Jurate Kazickas
Magner Family Foundation
David L. Phillips and Sarah H. Costa
Starbucks
Deborah Tolman
Jan Zubrow

BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

Lori Buchbinder and Raymond McDaniel
Jo Ellen Finkel
Carol Hayles
Secret Sauce Fund
Margaret Smith
Anthony Winner

Find out about past Voices of Courage Luncheons and honorees

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