The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Freedom Award Dinner which will honor Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless, Strive Masiyiwa, President and CEO of MasterCard, Ajay Banga and Josh Weston.
The event will feature performances by international music sensation Nico & Vinz and American trumpeter and composer Chris Botti. Other guests in attendance will include IRC President and CEO David Miliband, IRC Spokesperson Eden Grinshpan, celebrity supporters Sir Patrick Stewart, Brad Raider, Ranjana & Naeem Khan, Bibhu Mohapatra and more.
Co-Chairs include Katherine Farley & Jerry I. Speyer, Ken & Vickie French, Ruth & David Levine, Gillian M. Shepherd & Eduardo G. Mestre and Catherine & Tracy Wolstencroft
The International Rescue Committee’s Freedom Award Dinner supports the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world. The Freedom Award has been presented to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in support of refugees, and who have championed the cause of liberty, individual freedom and dignity.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
WHERE: Waldorf Astoria Hotel
301 Park Avenue, NYC