The 19th Annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala

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WHAT: The 19th Annual Women's eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala
WHERE: Club 101 (101 Park Avenue at 40th Street, New York, NY 10178)
WHEN: Monday, May 6th 2019
6:00 PM: Press Check-In
6:30 PM: Red Carpet & Reception
7:30 PM: Seated Dinner & Awards


  • Tamsen Fadal – Gala Host – 11-time Emmy-winning Anchor, PIX 11 News at 5:00 p.m, 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., author and producer and Host, "Broadway Profiles."

  • Wendy Davis – Gala Keynote Speaker and Honoree - Former Texas State Senator, 2014 Texas Democratic Gubernatorial nominee, and Founding Director of Deeds not Words.

  • Lori Sokol – Executive Director of Women’s eNews.

  • Loreen Arbus – Honorary Gala Chair - President of The Loreen Arbus Foundation, The Goldenson-Arbus Foundation, and Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc.

  • Abigail Disney – Honorary Gala Co-Chair - Documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Level Forward.

  • Lauren Embrey – Honorary Gala Co-Chair - President, Embrey Family Foundation.

  • Suzanne Lerner – Honorary Gala Co-Chair - Co-founder and President of Michael Stars

This year’s Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Honorees are:

  • Gisselle Acevedo – Honoree - President + CEO, The Ackerman Institute for the Family.

  • Danielle Belton – Honoree - Editor-in-Chief, The Root.

  • Dr. Susan M. Blaustein – Honoree - Founder + Director, WomenStrong International.

  • Ted Bunch – Honoree - Chief Development Officer, A Call To Men.

  • Carolyn A. Butts – Honoree - Founder + Executive Director, African Voices.

  • Wendy Davis – Honoree - Founder + Director, Deeds not Words.

  • Robyn Hatcher – Honoree - Founder + Owner, SpeakEtc.

  • Meika Hollander – Honoree - Co-Founder + CEO, Sustain Natural.

  • Katja Iversen – Honoree - President + CEO, Women Deliver.

  • Cynthia López – Honoree - Executive Director, New York Women in Film and Television.

  • Rosalind McLymont – Honoree - Executive Editor, The Network Journal.

  • Brette McSweeney – Honoree - President, Eleanor's Legacy.

  • Ana Oliveira – Honoree - President + CEO, New York Women's Foundation.

  • Tony Porter – Honoree - CEO, A Call To Men.

  • Stephanie Sandberg - Honoree - Executive Director, LPAC.

  • Sean Strub – Honoree - Executive Director, Sero Project.

  • Alicia Syrett – Honoree - Founder + CEO, Pantegrion Capital LLC.


About Women’s eNews:

Our Mission: Women’s eNews reports the stories of women and girls to create a more equitable world.

Our Vision: A world that honors, respects, and supports the lives of women and girls.

Our Values: To uphold the values of journalism by seeking the truth and reporting it, acting independently, and minimizing harm with accountability and transparency.

What We Do: Women’s eNews is an award-winning nonprofit news service covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women’s perspectives on public policy. With writers and readers around the globe, Women’s eNews’ audience stretches from New York City to New Delhi and all points between, reaching an estimated 2.5 million readers each year.

Women’s eNews editors seek out freelance writers from around the world to write on every topic from politics, religion, economics, health, and science, to sustainability, education, sports, and legislation. Women’s eNews relies on the best practices of journalism and has gained enormous credibility by providing factual journalism every day.

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