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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX

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HIGH SOCIETY ON PARK AVENUE

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff


Viktoria Tereshkina With Jean Shafiroff And Kimin Kim


Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) celebrated their 20th Anniversary Season with a cocktail party at the New York residence of Jean Shafiroff.

Jean Shafiroff And Jonathan Marder

 YAGP alumni dancers attending included Kimin Kim (Mariinsky Ballet), Dylan Gutierrez (Joffrey Ballet), Sasha De Sola (San Fransisco Ballet), Angelo Greco (San Francisco Ballet), Calvin Royal III (American Ballet Theatre) as well as Mariinsky Ballet's Xander Parish,Viktoria Tereshkina, Anastasia Nuikina, Maria Khoreva, Daria Ionova, Yuri Fateev, and Joffrey Ballet's Artistic Director Ashley Wheater.

Viktoria Tereshkina And Kimin Kim


The hostess greeted her guests in a hot pink Oscar de la Renta dress. The late-night soiree followed a performance of the Balanchine Festival at City Center and went into the wee hours with dancers and
ballet patrons sipping champagne around her dining table.

Tony Bowles And Joseph Doherty


Christina Lyon
Guest included YAGP board members Sergey Gordeev, Suzanne Hall, Judith M. Hoffman, Christina Lyon, Linda K. Morse, Richard Osterweil, Howard Paley, Elizabeth Papadapoulos, Susan and Greg Pappajohn, and John Sills as well as Edgar Batista, Delin Bru, Valentino Carlotti, Sue Dorn, Joanna Fisher, Marjorie and Ellery Gordon, Peter Hay Halpert, Cathy Hardwick, Sharon King Hoge, Michèle Gerber Klein, Aimee Maroney, Wendy Moonan, Cole Rumbough, Sana Sabbagh, Andrew Martin Weber, and Hal J. Witt.

Daria Ionova With Marie Khoreva And Anastasia Kuikina


Valentino Carlotti With Jean Shafiroff And Edgar Batista


Youth America Grand Prix is the largest global network of dance. YAGP fulfills its mission of dance education through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, performances, educational and outreach activities. 2019 is YAGP's 20th Anniversary season! Over the past 20 years the organization has provided opportunities to 80,000 dancers worldwide and have gifted talented young dancers more than $3.5 million in scholarships to leading dance schools and companies around the world.

Matt Rich And David Hochberg

Today, more than 10,000 young dancers – ages 9 to 19 – audition annually. 450 Youth America Grand Prix alumni are now dancing with 80 professional companies around the world. 100 of these alumni are soloists and principal dancers. The organization was founded by Larissa Saveliev, who trained at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow and toured throughout the world, before defecting to the United States in 1995.

Monday, March 10, 2014

UN WOMEN FOR PEACE AT THE UNITED NATIONS

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NEW YORK'S UNITED WOMEN

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Dina Powell



Trudie Styler



Jean Shafiroff With Liliana Cavendish And Sharon Bush



Kelly Rutherford



Jonathan Marder And Susan Goodfriend



Uma Pemmaraju



Ban Soon-Taek



Cindy McCain



UN Women For Peace hosted their annual March in March awards luncheon and march. The awards luncheon was held in celebration of International Women's Day in the Delegates Dining Room at the UN, master of ceremonies was Uma Pemmaraju. UN Women for Peace honored Trudie Styler with the organization’s 2014 Humanitarian Award and Dina Habib Powell, President, Goldman Sachs Foundation accepted the 2014 Achievement Award on behalf of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women.



The Co-Chairs were Muna Rihani Al- Nasser, Deidre Imus and Sheikha Paula Al Sabah, and Cindy McCain.



The program includes speeches from: opening remarks from UN Women For Peace’s Chair Muna Rihani Al-Nasser. Aldijana Sisic, Chief of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, spoke to luncheon guests about the importance of trust. Cindy McCain, spoke about the importance of ending violence against women. Ms. McCain serves as the Co-Chair of the Arizona Governor's task force on Human Trafficking and is committed to ending Human Trafficking, not only in Arizona but around the world. The luncheon’s closing remarks were given by Naomi Campbell who urged luncheon guests to march with her and the rest of Committee of Honor to bring awareness to End Violence Against Women.



Committee of Honor attendees included: Kim Cattrall, Naomi Campbell, Monique Coleman, Rosemary DiCarlo, Rula Jebreal, Lakskmi Puri, Kelly Rutherford, and Aldijana Sisic.