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2019 United Nations Day - Global Leadership Award Dinner

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Dallas Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA, a national membership organization, devoted to strengthening the U.S.- UN relationship through public education and advocacy, announced its 2019 UN Day Global Leadership Award recipients. This year’s extraordinary group, who through their body of work, have advanced gender and economic equality, immigration reform, quality education, humanitarianism, democracy, and more. UNA-USA Dallas will honor its recipients at the annual UN Day Global Leadership Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 24th, at the Irving Arts Center.

2019 UN Day Global Leadership Award Honorees:

  • Mary Anne Alhadeff
    President and Chief Executive Officer, KERA
    Goal 17 (Partnerships for the Goals)
  • David J. Tesmer, MPA
    Senior Vice President of Community Engagement and Advocacy,
    Texas Health Resources
    Goal 3 (Good Health and Wellbeing)
  • Daron Babcock
    Executive Director, Bonton Farms
    Goal 2 (Zero Hunger)
  • Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks
    Precinct One, Tarrant County, Texas
    Goal 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions)
  • Jay Veal, M.Ed
    CEO, It’s Not Complicated Tutoring, LLC.
    Goal 4 (Quality Education)
  • Trammell S. Crow
    Founder, Earth X
    Goal 13 (Climate Action)
  • Dr. Michael J. Sorrell
    President, Paul Quinn College
    Goal 1 (No Poverty)
  • Jennifer Sanders
    Executive Director, Dallas Innovation Alliance
    Goal 9 (Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure)
  • Lumbie Mlambo
    Founder, JB Dondolo Inc.
    Goal 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation)
  • City of Dallas
    Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
    Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities)
  • Almas Muscatwalla
    Director, Thanksgiving Square Foundation
    Eleanor Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award

The UN Day Global Leadership Awards Dinner is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together community leaders, educators, legislators, Faith & nonprofit organizations, and attendees to engage in global affairs, civil and social justice, human rights, and much more.

The 2019 UN Day keynote speaker is Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress (CAP). Before joining CAP, Neera served as a key member of the health reform team of former President Barack Obama, where she helped to develop and pass the Affordable Care Act. She also managed all domestic policy initiatives during Obama’s first presidential campaign and has served in several leadership roles for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Location: Irving Arts Center
Fees: Individual Ticker - $99.00
Table of 8 - $725.00
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