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Asia Society New York Annual Dinner: Couples Beyond Borders ' Global Forces

Guests enjoying the 2008 Annual Dinner program

On November 17, 2009, Asia Society will honor empowered couples from the U.S. and Asia that are individually leaders in their wide-reaching communities and an unbeatable force together. Join us for an exciting evening to celebrate the accomplishments of trailblazing couples, Global Forces, which have and will affect our lives on both sides of the world.
2009 Honorees
Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan &
Kati Marton, Journalist and Chair of the International Women's Health Coalition

Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times Columnist, author, and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist &
Sheryl WuDunn, New York Times Columnist, author, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited &
Smita Parekh, Head, National Committee of India for United World Colleges

Peter G. Peterson, Founder & Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation &
Joan Ganz Cooney, Co-founder & Chairman, Executive Committee, Sesame Workshop

Cultural Achievement Award & Performance: Kronos Quartet, Grammy Award-winning string quartet


Event Details

Tue 17 Nov 2009
1:30pm - 5:30pm

Grand Ballroom The Waldorf=Astoria New York, NY

Individual tickets $1500,$2500 and $5000; Special Couples Ticket $2000 for Two; Tables $15,000 and up