April 3, 2014
The NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA) will honor four outstanding graduates at its annual Awards Luncheon: Edith S. Windsor, lead plaintiff in the groundbreaking gay marriage legal case; Rachel A. Robinson, civil rights activist and wife of baseball trailblazer Jackie Robinson; Winston W. Ma, international business leader; and Chris Harrison, interactive technology innovator.
The event will be held on Thursday, April 24, from 12:00 -2:00 pm at the Grand Hyatt New York. It will be hosted by NYU President John Sexton and Phyllis Putter Barasch (STERN ’81), NYU Trustee and NYUAA President.
NYU President John Sexton said, “We are immensely proud of these men and women. Their lives and accomplishments exemplify NYU’s highest traditions of service, courage, and leadership. Their achievements reflect great credit on NYU, and they are worthy examples to our students.”
The NYU Alumni Association
The NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA) is the umbrella organization for all 470,000 New York University alumni. Its purpose is to build and sustain a lifelong relationship between the University and its alumni through communications, programs, services, and volunteer opportunities. More info on the lunch can be found here.
Type: Press Release