Annual Benefit

2018 Annual Benefit Dinner

The US Sciences Po Foundation looks forward to hosting its 8th Annual Benefit Dinner in New York on October 11, 2018 at 583 Park.

We have the pleasure of welcoming honoree and keynote speaker Eric Schmidt of Alphabet.

Please visit the dedicated website for additional information.

Past Annual Benefit Dinners

  • Annual Benefit 2017 : in 2017, we had the pleasure of welcoming honoree and keynote speaker Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Founder and Chief Executive, Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism; and special guest Gillian Tett. We will also award the Michel David-Weill Scholarship to Zachary Young, a deserving student from Yale who demonstrates the core values of high achievement, leadership, multiculturalism and tolerance, which were embodied by Sciences Po alumnus Michel David-Weill.
  • Annual Benefit 2016 : in 2016, the Gala featured a panel discussion of Women Leaders to reflect the leading role of women in all walks of public and corporate affairs globally. Attendees had the privilege to listen to the stories of four stunning women leaders: Dr. Karen Donfried, president of the Greman Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), Bianca Jagger, Founder, President and Chief Executive of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, Sophie L’HéliasDirector Kering and founder LeaderXXchange™, and Virginie Morgon, CEO, Eurazeo. Non only successful, these women are also engaged and shared with the audience their commitment to the woman and their love of challenge.  
  • Annual Benefit 2015 : in 2015, the US Sciences Po Foundation hosted its 5th Annual Benefit Dinner in New York on November 9, 2015 at the Mandarin Oriental, and welcomed keynote speaker and honoree Bernard Kouchner, Founder of Doctors Without Borders and former French Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Special Guest Adam Gopnik.
  • For additional information on our Galas between 2011 and 2014, see Annual Benefit 2011-2014. Guests included Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO, Publicis Groupe, Stephan Schwarzman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone, Erik Schatzker, editor-at-large at Bloomberg Television and Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.