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Coro Awards Gala, “30 Years of Visionary Leaders”

April 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Four hundred New Yorkers will gather as Coro New York Leadership Center, the City’s premier leadership training program, hosts its annual fundraising gala, which is expected to raise $700,000 to support Coro’s leadership training programs, providing the city’s top talent with skills, knowledge, and a network to influence meaningful change.

The event honors outstanding leaders with the vision and drive to create purposeful change in their communities. This year’s honorees include John H. Alschuler, Chairman, HR&A Advisors, Inc. and Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer Consulting LLC. Donald Gips, Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group, Former US Ambassador to South Africa, will receive the Alumni Impact Award. Gips is a member of the first class of Fellows in New York City 30 years ago. The Alumni Award for Public Service will honor New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres, a 2004 graduate of Coro’s youth program Exploring Leadership.

The event will feature a cocktail reception and seated awards presentation. Past honorees include Bill Bratton, Diana Taylor, Jonathan Tisch, The Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, Danny Meyer, Marcy Syms, Wynton Marsalis, and Gael Greene.

Coro is a community of 2,100 alumni across business, government, schools and non-profits with the belief that a single person, with sufficient drive and passion, is what will make New York a better place for all who live and work here.

Gotham Hall: 1356 Broadway in Manhattan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.: Cocktail reception
7:30 p.m.: Seated Awards Presentation

To purchase tickets, visit www.coronewyork.org/corony/save_the_date/ and click on “Click Here for Sponsorship and Ticket Purchase” or contact Fenella Thornton at 212-248-
2935 Ext: 318 or fthornton@coronewyork.org. Tickets must be purchased by April 21.

Photo: Peter Neger; Bill Thompson; Scott Millstein; and Elsie McCabe Thompson
Photo credit: Kate Lord


April 22, 2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York City, NY 10018 United States


Coro New York Leadership Center
212-248-2935 Ext: 318