The New York Women's Foundation 2009 Fall Dinner: "Stepping Out & Stepping Up"
NEW YORK-OCTOBER 14: The New York Women's Foundation 2009 Fall Dinner: Stepping Out & Stepping Up on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, New York City, NY. Honorees: Elizabeth Sturz and Herb Sturz and Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas D. Kristof. Co-Chairs: Hyatt Bass, Sayu V. Bhojwani, Aiyoung Choi, Susan R. Cullman, Grace Hightower De Niro, Somers Farkas,Carolyn Buck Luce, Margaret Munzer Loeb, Jean Shafiroff, Diana L. Taylor, Jacqueline P. Togut, Barbara Brizzi Wynne. The evening’s attendees included Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who arrived to support his girlfriend and co-chair of the event, Diana L. Taylor, designer Catherine Malandrino, record executive Steve Stoute, and New York socialites, Muffie Potter Aston, Ann Rapp, Sharon Bush, Denise Rich, Somers and Jonathan Farkas, Debbie Bancroft, Katlean De Monchy, Susan R. Cullman, Agnes Gund, Dorothy Lichtenstein and Jean Shafiroff, who co-chaired the night’s festivities at Gotham Hall. The evening culminated with a private performance and moving speech by Grammy award- Winning R&B songstress Mary J. Blige who performed her hit, “No More Drama” and her collaboration of “One” by U2. The Queen of Soul received a standing ovation for her moving speech and heartfelt performance at Gotham Hall. PHOTO CREDIT:Copyright ©Manhattan Society.com 2009 by Christopher London | tel: Private |e-mail: ChrisLondon@manhattansociety.com*****NOTE: More photos, notes and id's to follow.****Read More