Jean Shafiroff With Elton Ilirjani

Elton Ilirjani

Jean Shafiroff


Rebecca Seawright

Elton Ilirjani, international model, activist and philanthropist was awarded the honor of Philanthropist and Activist of the Year at the Dan’s Out East Impact Awards in Southampton, NY.


Fern Mallis With Stan Herman, Judith Kasen-Windsor & Antwayn Hopper

Carolyn Maloney

The awards event recognizes and celebrates those who impact, influence and support the LGBTQ+ community of the East End. The afternoon was one of celebration, dancing, great food, drink and most of all, connection between people. 


Victoria Schneps-Yunis

Out East End Impact Awards 2023 recipients included: 

Philanthropist / Activity of the Year

Elton Ilirjani 

Edie Windsor Trailblazer Awards

Stan Herman

Antwayn Hopper 

Champion Award for Allies of the Community

Frederico Azevedo, Carol Calicchio, Joan Deignan, Rick Friedman, Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg, John McSherry, Jean Shafiroff, Nabys Vielman 

Power Couple

Kevin Claus, Joseph Milizio 


TS Candii, Dr. Brian Carolan, Vincenza Carovillano, Christopher Chimeri, Sean Coleman, Douglas Evans, Rev. Carmen Hernandez, Victoria Hilton, Michael Ivory, Andrea Mattera, Carlos Ortiz, Michael Serao, Guy Yuhas 

Other Notable Attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Victoria Schneps-Yunis, Carolyn Maloney, Rebecca Seawright, Philanthropist and Activist of the Year Elton Ilirjani, Adrien Lesser, Bill McCuddy, Antwayn Hopper, Judith Kasen-Windsor, Fern Mallis, Stan Herman. 

On wining the prestigious awards, Elton commented, “I came to this country and built a big company in order to buy my freedom. With my freedom I want to help inform and educate about the importance of understanding and respecting each and every person.” 

About Elton Ilirjani:

Known around the world as a high-ranking social media influencer and fashion model, Ilirjani boasts a breathtaking following of over 11 million fans. His legions of followers are dedicated to listening and learning from his message of gender equality around the world. Frequenting the pages of fashion magazines and runways, the icon uses his powerful presence to promote a unified existence amongst all of mankind.

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