The Harmonie Club  

4 East 60th Street, off Fifth Avenue, New York City

6:00–9:00 pm  Cocktail attire

Silent Auction*

*Bidding is open until November 3 for everyone, even those not attending the event.

Entertainment by Haleh Liza

Launch of the Champions of Change campaign

 

$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.  


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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.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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

Nancy Davis

Clara Duffy

Cheryl Greene

Alexandra Lowe Lees

Richard Lui

Stephanie Newhouse

Renee Ratay

Sara Shala

Constance Tate

Fern Thomas

Allison Luvera & Margot Steinberg

Board of Directors, 30th Anniversary Committee co chairs

Sandra Barron & Shweta Ghuge

Board co-chairs, Corporate Partnerships

Abaynesh Asrat

Board co-chair, Fundraising Committee

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Keynote Speaker and Honorees


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Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Keynote Speaker


United Nations Under-Secretary- General and Executive Director of UN Women, Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has dedicated her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. From 2005–2008 she served as Deputy President of South Africa, overseeing programs to combat poverty and bring the advantages of a growing economy to the poor with a particular emphasis on women. She was a member of Parliament from 1994–1996 as part of South Africa’s first democratic government. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka began her career as a teacher and as a coordinator at the World YWCA in Geneva, where she established a global program for young women. She is the founder of Umlambo Foundation, which supports leadership and education.

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Erika Karp Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc.   Working with investors, corporations and financial institutions, the firm drives systematic analysis of the Environmental, Social and Governance factora throughout the global capital markets. She is a Founding Board member of the Sustainable Accounting Standards board, member of World Economic Forum, Global Agenda Council on Financing and Capital, and was an advisor to Clinton Global Initiative. Ms. Karp is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ and women’s rights.

Erika Karp

Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc.  

Working with investors, corporations and financial institutions, the firm drives systematic analysis of the Environmental, Social and Governance factora throughout the global capital markets. She is a Founding Board member of the Sustainable Accounting Standards board, member of World Economic Forum, Global Agenda Council on Financing and Capital, and was an advisor to Clinton Global Initiative. Ms. Karp is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ and women’s rights.

Susie Ellis Chairman and CEO of the Global Wellness Institute and Global Wellness Summit.  She spearheaded the GWI initiative, WellnessEvidence.com, the first online portal that provides easy access to the universe of medical evidence for the most common wellness approaches. She is a leading authority on the multi-sectoral wellness industry and frequently cited in major global publications from the New York Times to the Financial Times.   Ellis is proud to be a mentor and sponsor to hundreds of young women around the world, having a major impact on their careers and lives.   

Susie Ellis

Chairman and CEO of the Global Wellness Institute and Global Wellness Summit. 

She spearheaded the GWI initiative, WellnessEvidence.com, the first online portal that provides easy access to the universe of medical evidence for the most common wellness approaches. She is a leading authority on the multi-sectoral wellness industry and frequently cited in major global publications from the New York Times to the Financial Times.   Ellis is proud to be a mentor and sponsor to hundreds of young women around the world, having a major impact on their careers and lives.   

Jolly Amatya Co-chair/Youth Chair of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, 2015-2017. She is also an Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Sustainable Development. Minister of Culture and Tourism, Government of Nepal, and special advisor for Youth Engagement at the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs. Ms. Amatya is also the Executive Director of a Sustainable Fish Framing Initiative in Nepal.   She is on the board of directors of the Metropolitan New York chapter USNC for UN Women.

Jolly Amatya

Co-chair/Youth Chair of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, 2015-2017.

She is also an Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Sustainable Development. Minister of Culture and Tourism, Government of Nepal, and special advisor for Youth Engagement at the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs. Ms. Amatya is also the Executive Director of a Sustainable Fish Framing Initiative in Nepal.   She is on the board of directors of the Metropolitan New York chapter USNC for UN Women.

Sponsorships

*All sponsorship and ads are due October 2, 2017


VISIONARY $50,000

20 tickets, event presenting rights, speaking opportunity by sponsor
representative, full page ad, logo on event collateral and signage,
custom on-site branding, recognition from emcee, logo inclusion in
gift bags, dedicated newsletter and Metro NY chapter website,
social media


INNOVATOR $25,000

10 tickets, half page ad, logo on event collateral and signage,
custom on-site brand activation, recognition from emcee, logo
inclusion in gift bags, dedicated newsletter and Metro NY chapter
website, social media


GROUNDBREAKER $10,000

6 tickets, half page ad, recognition by emcee, logo inclusion in
gift bags, logo banner in e-newsletter, Name and About in program,
social media posts, Metro NY chapter website


CHANGE MAKER $5,000

4 tickets, 1⁄4 page ad, logo, Name and About in program,
social media posts, Metro NY chapter website

 


ADVOCATE $2,500

2 tickets, 1⁄4 page ad, logo, Name and About in program,
social media posts, Metro NY chapter website
 

PROGRAM GREETINGS

$1,000 Logo, Name and About in program
$500 Name in program

INDIVIDUAL $250

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS $125

DONATION

Please join our generous sponsors to support UN Women programs that improve the lives of women and girls around the world.

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For further information, please contact:  President@unwomen-metrony.org

 

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