2008 New York Gala to benefit the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute at the Ralph Lauren Center
DATE: Wednesday, November 19th, 2008
LOCATION: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York
The 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2008 New York Gala raised more than $1.7 million to benefit the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute at the Ralph Lauren Center. 100 Women in Hedge Funds' support will help the Ralph Lauren Center augment its existing Screening and Patient Navigation Programs in the areas of breast, cervical and colon cancer, and leverage its expertise to establish two Satellite Patient Navigation Programs in medically underserved communities in Chicago, IL and in San Francisco/Oakland, CA.
The 2008 Industry Leadership Award was awarded to Sonia Gardner, President and Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group in recognition of her professional talent, ethics and passion that help define and advance the hedge fund industry's standard of excellence.
The 2008 Effecting Change Award was awarded to Ken Langone, philanthropist, financial backer and co-founder of The Home Depot.