2013 New York Gala
DATE: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
LOCATION: Cipriani 42nd Street
110 East 42nd Street, (between Park and Lexington Avenues)
New York, NY 10017
Close to $1.3 million was raised at the NY Gala held on Nov 13, 2013 at Cipriani 42nd St, with net proceeds benefiting Best Buddies International. 500 industry guests attended the event that was MC’d by David Gregory, host of NBC’s Meet the Press. Guests enjoyed a live musical performance by Grammy award winner, Macy Gray.
Anthony K. Shriver, Founder and Chairman, Best Buddies International, said “Best Buddies is honored to have been selected as this year’s 100 Women in Hedge Funds beneficiary. We are extremely grateful to 100WHF for its incredible support, not only last night, but throughout the past year. We sincerely hope that 100WHF’s efforts on our behalf will inspire other individuals, organizations and corporations to get behind our mission of inclusion as well.”
At the 2013 NY Gala, 100WHF presented its 2013 Effecting Change Award to Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman of BlackRock and its 2013 U.S. Industry Leadership Award to the late Karen Cook, Former Chief Investment Officer of Steinhardt Management Company, Inc. Michael Steinhardt presented the Award to Everett Cook, Karen's husband.