The 2008 Leadership Dinner features award recipients Michael Fascitelli '82--Business Statesman; and Newark Mayor Cory Booker--HBSCNY Leadership Award. The John Whitehead Social Enterprise Award will be presented to Whitney Tilson '94 (For more information on the award recipients, go to http://www.hbscny.org/article.html?aid=306).
Alumni attendance at the dinner: young, old and in-between, is at an all-time high this year. You will surely be inspired by the exciting slate of presenters and honorees:
Leonard Harlan '61, Leadership Dinner Chair
John Whitehead '47, will present the John Whitehead Social Enterprise Award
Mayor Michael Bloomberg '66, will introduce Cory Booker
Tiki Barber, will introduce Cory Booker
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Leadership Award
Michael Fascitelli '82, Business Statesman of the Year
Whitney Tilson '94, John Whitehead Social Enterprise Award
Jay Light '70, Dean of Harvard Business School
William Sahlman '75, HBS Senior Associate Dean for External Relations
ABOUT THE HBSCNY LEADERSHIP DINNER: HBSCNY sets aside a night each year for a gala event to recognize the accomplishments of extraordinary individuals. Through its Business Statesman Award and Leadership Awards, HBSCNY honors individuals who have excelled in business as well as making major contributions to the community. In addition, proceeds from the dinner are used to fund HBSCNY's programs, scholarships, community service efforts and operations. Scholarships include the HBSCNY Fellowship Fund at HBS and two full scholarships for local non-profit leaders to attend the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management Course at HBS. HBSCNY's Community Service programs provide pro-bono consulting to local non-profits as well as placement on nonprofit boards through an alliance with BoardAssist.