2011 New York Gala to benefit The William J. Clinton Foundation
DATE: Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
LOCATION: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York
100 Women in Hedge Funds held its 10th Anniversary New York Gala at Cipriani's 42nd Street, raising close to $2 million for the The William J. Clinton Foundation's U.S. Childhood Obesity Prevention program, Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The evening was attended by 600 members and leaders across the Alternatives industry, topped off by a live performance by Jon Bon Jovi.
President Bill Clinton, commenting on the Gala, said, "For ten years, 100 Women in Hedge Funds has made a real difference for women and families by providing them with resources they need for long-term success. This year also marks a decade since I began my Foundation's work and I am glad we have the friendship and support of 100 Women in Hedge Funds. I am pleased 100 Women in Hedge Funds is helping my Foundation make a positive impact for people around the globe. Thank you for your support and for all the good work you do."
Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Rock Creek Group
Peter G. Peterson
Chairman Emeritus and Co-founder, The Blackstone Group
Founder and Chairman, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation