$250 individual tickets
$125 young professionals under 30 years (limited space).
Please join the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women to celebrate our 30th Anniversary with a grand reception to honor Champions of Change to Stand Up for Women Worldwide.
UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Metropolitan New York Chapter is the oldest and largest of 16 chapters of the US National Committee, designated to fundraise for UN Women program in 100 countries.
Become a force for social change. Help to continue making progress on UN Women’s key priorities- ending violence, economic and political empowerment, advancing peace, security and humanitarian response, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Now, more than ever, there is an urgent need to support UN Women programs that help overcome gender inequalities in work and society.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit UN Women’s programs in 100 countries that are making a real difference in the lives of women and girls. The Metropolitan New York Chapter of the US National Committee is an independent 501 c (3) organization. Fed ID 26-3344829.
MASTER OF CEREMONY
Rita Cosby is one of the most recognized and respected broadcasters in America and has been profiled by hundreds of media outlets across the world. She is a renowned Emmy-winning TV host, veteran correspondent and multiple best-selling author. Throughout her illustrious career, Rita has secured exclusive interviews with more than 20 world leaders, including six U.S. presidents. In June 2014, she made international headlines when she interviewed Pope Francis at the Vatican about his historic Mideast Peace Summit.
Haleh Liza is a musician, singer, and translator, inspired by the mystical poetry of her Persian heritage, by the lush jungles of the Amazon where she roamed, by poets and environmentalists from around the world, and by her daily life in Brooklyn.
30th Anniversary Committee
Desiree Watson, Chair
Constance Chen, MD
Alexandra Lowe Lees
Allison Luvera & Margot Steinberg
Board of Directors, 30th Anniversary Committee co chairs
Sandra Barron & Shweta Ghuge
Board co-chairs, Corporate Partnerships
Board co-chair, Fundraising Committee