2009 New York Gala to benefit Computers for Youth (CFY)
DATE: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
LOCATION: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York
The 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 New York Gala raised $1.4 million to benefit Computers for Youth (CFY) which helps low-income children perform better in school by improving their learning environment at home.
100 Women in Hedge Funds presented two hedge fund industry awards at the Gala:
Kathryn A. Hall, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Hall Capital Partners, received the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 US Industry Leadership Award in recognition of the kind of outstanding professional talent and business ethics that Ms. Hall exemplifies and that define and advance hedge fund industry standards of excellence.
Joel Klein, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, received the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 Effecting Change Award in recognition of the impact that Mr Klein has had in significantly enhancing the educational opportunities for children in New York.