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

Couples Beyond Borders: Global Forces

On November 17, 2009, Asia Society will honor empowered couples from the U.S. and Asia who 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

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Location: Grand Ballroom, Waldorf=Astoria Hotel | 301 Park Avenue, New York City
Program: Reception 6:30 pm | Dinner: 7:30 pm
Dress: Asian National Dress or Black Tie
Expected attendance: 500-700


Event Details

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

Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue New York

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