For the third year, New York Nonprofit Media honored 40 rising stars in the nonprofit industry under the age of 40. Awardees were honored at a celebratory breakfast event on July 19 at The Capital Grille in downtown Manhattan, and profiled in a special print publication distributed at the event.
This year’s awardees are 40 individuals who have made great strides in their career and hold the promise of a bright future in New York’s nonprofit scene. Included in the 2017 honorees is Englewood councilman Michael D. Cohen, eastern region director, Wiesenthal Center.
The celebratory event featured remarks by Matt Sturiale, CEO, Birch Family Services; Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, humanitarian, activist and author of “Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give”; and Ester R. Fuchs, professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.
The event was sponsored by Birch Family Services, Breakthrough NY, CliftonLarsonAllen, The Doe Fund, JCCA and Oracle + Netsuite.
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