2013 Global Leadership Dinner

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Gotham Hall, New York City

leadership-dinner-2013-500From left to right, Ted Turner, United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman, Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chairman, and Jane Fonda, actress and philanthropist, at the 2013 Global Leadership Awards Dinner at Gotham Hall in New York City. (Insider Images/Stuart Ramson for UN Foundation) View more photos. The United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA celebrated the important work of the UN, the U.S.'s key support of the UN and the inspirational leaders who are working to advance peace, prosperity, and justice here in the United States and throughout the world at our annual Global Leadership Dinner on November 6, 2013 at Gotham Hall in New York.

Annually one of the most impactful events in New York, the Global Leadership Dinner brings together a distinguished audience like no other, including A-list attendance representing the highest levels of the diplomatic, business, government, philanthropic, media, celebrity, and social sectors.

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The 2013 honorees included:

  •  Malala Yousafzai, the courageous Pakistani teenager who has overcome enormous challenges to speak out for girls education;
  • Senator Timothy E. Wirth, the UN Foundation’s Vice Chair and the person who turned Ted Turner’s vision for the UN Foundation into a reality;
  • U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, who was honored for her fierce commitment to human rights;
  • Frontline polio workers, who are performing heroic work in protecting children from this crippling disease;
  • GE Africa, a leader in improving health care for women and children through the Secretary-General’s Every Woman Every Child movement; and
  • 10x10, the filmmakers who created Girl Rising and are trailblazers in raising awareness of the importance of girls’ education.
For more information please contact Mary-Frances Wain, Deputy Executive Director, UNA-USA, at mwain@unausa.org or 202.778.3935.

Thank You to our 2013 Global Leadership Dinner Sponsors:

GE Africa
Alexey Kuzmichev and Svetlana Kuzmicheva-Uspenskaya

Angelica Fuentes
Newman’s Own Foundation

Aetna Inc.
Bank of America
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Coca-Cola Company
Johnson & Johnson
Mark Haas Foundation
Turner Enterprises, Inc.
Urban Reality
Warner Music


More information from the 2013 Global Leadership Awards Dinner:

The UN Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: +1 202 887-9040
Fax: +1 202 887-9021

801 Second Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Tel: +1 212 697-3315
Fax: +1 212 697-3316

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