George Washington Bridge

The David Rockefeller
Bridging Leadership Award

May 7, 2019 in New York City

Join Synergos for an evening of sharing ideas and inspiration to build trust and release the energy of individuals, communities, and organizations around the world.

We will honor:

  • The Global Sustainability Network for building collaboration to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking as part of delivering on SDG 8: decent work and economic growth
  • Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, for leadership in mobilizing diverse stakeholders to improve wages and working conditions in America’s restaurant industry.

Sponsors (in formation)

Murtaza Akbar • Angelica Berrie • Bloomberg Philanthropies • Charlotte de Mévius • DJM Capital Partners, Inc. • Peggy Dulany • Serge Dumont • William H. Donner Foundation • Corinne Evens • Dorian Goldman and Marvin Israelow • Mimi & Peter Haas Fund • Mo Ibrahim • Lunt Family • Antonio Madero • Vincent and Anne Mai • Maeve Rockefeller • Rockefeller Capital Management • Carlos and Gabriela Rodríguez-Pastor • Kim Samuel • Adele Simmons • Unilever • Anonymous



Table Discussion Topics

Our dinner discussions bring participants together for an exchange of ideas and inspiration. Each table explores a specific topic under the overall question of What would it take to build trust in this world?

Guests are asked to select at least three choices of topics as early as possible to ensure they are placed at a table of interest to them.

B02 Media for social impact
B03 Responding to refugee crises
B04 Promoting decent work
B05 Ending human trafficking and modern-day slavery
H01 Growing our capacity as bridging leaders
H02 Building trust in the face of political fear and uncertainty
H03 Philanthropy, inner work, and personal growth
H04 Building trust through social connectedness
P01 Climate change
P02 Impact investing
P03 Social entrepreneurship
P04 Innovations in individual and family philanthropy