Jean Shafiroff

Jean Shafiroff With Rebecca Seawright

Fern Mallis

NYS Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright and past honoree Jean Shafiroff hosted the Above and Beyond Leadership Awards at the Southampton home of Martin and Jean Shafiroff. The event was chaired by Jean Shafiroff and co-Chaired by Joan MacNaughton with presenter Victoria Schneps-Yunis of Schneps Media. 


Rebecca Seawright With David Hochberg & Jean Shafiroff

Lucia Hwong Gordon


Robert Budd With Rebecca Seawright

Patricia Silverstein

Victoria Schneps

Susan L.Taylor


Mitchell Draizin

Joan McNaughton

The honorees included: Frederico Azevedo, Susan Taylor, Fern Mallis, Patricia Silverstein, David Hochberg, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Robert S. Budd, Mar Morosse, Phd. and Mitchell Draizin.

In addition, Patrick McMullan received a Citation from Rebecca Seawright for his outstanding work and contributions to photography.

About Jean Shafiroff:

Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropist, humanitarian, TV host, writer, and the author of the book "Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give". Jean works extensively as a volunteer fundraiser and leader in the philanthropic world. She serves on the boards of 8 charitable organizations and each year chairs upwards of eight to 9 different charity galas. Among the many causes she champions are those involved in women’s rights, rights of the underserved, health care, and animal welfare.

Jean serves on the boards of the American Humane, Southampton Hospital Association, NYC Mission Society, French Heritage Society, Couture Council of the Museum at FIT, Global Strays, New York Women's Foundation, Casita Maria, and Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Honorary Board. A Catholic, she served on the board of the Jewish Board for 28 years and now is one of their honorary trustees. Jean Shafiroff has been honored numerous times by a variety of charitable organizations for her work. Jean Shafiroff is among the leading ladies of the philanthropy world, both nationally and internationally. Jean Shafiroff is an influencer and has over 1.2m Instagram followers.

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Photos Courtesy Of Lawlor Media Group / Patrick McMullan