Global Citizen Awards Gala

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gcitizensEach year, our Global Citizen Awards Gala recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have made a significant impact on global citizenship in the United States and abroad.

Our 2017 Global Citizen Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 6.30 pm at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Oklahoma City. Tickets to the gala can be purchased at:

Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2rzCQXR
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Ambassador Sponsor

ChickasawNation

Secretariat Sponsor

OU

Delegate Sponsor

OKCThunder

Global Citizen Sponsors

Mary B. Pointer

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OULaw

ucoedu

The-Ann-Lacy-Foundation

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2017 Gala Host Committee

Hon. Brad Henry, Former Oklahoma Governor, Chair

US Ambassador (retd.) Edwin Corr, Co-chair

Dean Suzette Grillot, OU College of International Studies, Co-chair

President Robert Henry, Oklahoma City University

Joan Korenblit, Respect Diversity Foundation

Jonna Kirschner, Chickasaw Nation Industries

Moises Echeverria, OCCJ

Dr. Paul Bell, OU Confucius Institute

Chad Jordan, Arrow Global Capital

Jan Peery, YWCA

Susan Agel, Positive Tomorrows

Sheba Velasco, International Ambassador for Mayan Culture

Rabbi Vered Harris, Temple B’nai Israel

Assistant Dean Rebecca Cruise, OU College of International Studies

Keynote Speaker

Ramu Damodaran

Chief, United Nations Academic Impact Initiative & Deputy Director, Partnerships and Public Engagement, UN-DPI

Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award in Global Citizenship

Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation

Global Vision Award

Whitten Newman Family Foundation

Global Humanitarian Award

Mary Pointer, Senior Vice-President, Republic Bank & Trust

2017 Class of Global Citizens

Education

Multicultural Education Institute, University of Central Oklahoma

Nonprofit

Syrian Toy Project, Dr. Jeanne Mather, Torri Rillema, Beth Pierce

Law

Evelyn Mary Aswad, Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma  

Business

Brenda Jones Barwick, Jones PR

Community Service

Sunita Sharma MacLennan, HerFarm & Global Mountain Fund

Arts

Mariana Llanos, Peruvian author of children’s literature

HealthCare

Dr. Bradley K. Farris, Dean McGee Eye Institute

Media

Joslyn Mery-Massad, Journalist, humanitarian & human rights activist  

Environment

Casey Camp-Horinek, Native rights activist, environmentalist & actress

STEM

Dr. Eduard Ricaurte, Aerospace medical research scientist

Public Service

Lester Claravall, Oklahoma Department of Labor

For more information about sponsorships, please contact Hilda de Leon Xavier at 405-474-3310 or worldexperiencesfoundation@gmail.com