Maureen Bunyan was one of the first African American women in the nation to anchor a local evening newscast. She spent more than 40 years anchoring local news in Washington, D.C. and is widely respected as a passionate advocate for women and minorities in journalism. She is a founder of The International Women’s Media Foundation and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has received 7 local Emmys and been knighted by the King of the Netherlands.
Melanne Verveer is the founding Director of Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace, and Security. During the Obama Administration, she served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, and had previously served as Chief of Staff to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 1997, she and the former First Lady co-founded Vital Voices Global Partnership, an organization created to empower women’s leadership around the world.
Regular lunch tickets are available for a donation of $110 each. Patron Tickets ($175 per ticket) include a champagne reception with honorees at 11:30, priority seating, and a listing in the program. A Patron table for 10 is $1,650. Sponsorships are also available, from $1,800-$6,000. Prices are scheduled to increase after March 27.
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