Benefitting the Education Fund, the Women’s Forum philanthropic initiative provides unrestricted financial awards of $10,000 to women over the age of 35 pursuing their first college degrees.
Since 2011, our annual fundraising event, named for Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, has gathered Forum members and guests to honor both our Education Fund Scholars and trailblazing women leaders from across the city.
This year, we will be honoring three renowned journalists who are leaders in our event theme: Misinformation Warriors.
CNN Anchor and Host, The Assignment with Audie Cornish
Publisher, The Bulwark
Correspondent, 60 MINUTES at CBS News
Accurate information is a bedrock of a strong democracy and free markets. Our honorees are relentlessly working to uphold the values on which our society is based. We know this will be an engaging and dynamic conversation in addition to the inspirational awarding of our Education Fund Award scholars.
GOLD SPONSORS $25,000
Dede Thompson Bartlett & Marcy Syms
Pamela J. Craig
Sy Syms Foundation
Lulu C. Wang
SILVER SPONSORS $15,000
SPONSOR A SCHOLAR $10,000
Barbara Marcus/Penguin Random House
Muriel F. Siebert Foundation
BRONZE SPONSORS $ 7,500
The Estée Lauder Companies
Mary T. McDowell
(*List includes those with donations of $7,500 and up and is in formation)
PLATNUM Sponsor $50,000
GOLD Sponsor $25,000
SILVER Sponsor $15,000
BRONZE Sponsor $7,500
SPONSOR A SCHOLAR Ticket $10,000
BENEFACTOR Ticket $1,500
PATRON Ticket $750
Guest Ticket $500
Forum Member Ticket $350
Entire event will benefit the Women’s Forum of New York, Inc. Tax ID# 13-3098501. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The non-tax deductible portion for each in-person guest is $160.
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