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92NY’s Extraordinary Women Awards 2022
November 14, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
92NY’S SEVENTH ANNUAL EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN AWARDS IS IN-PERSON AND ONLINE NOVEMBER 14, HOSTED BY JUJU CHANG OF ABC’S NIGHTLINE AND HONORING LUMINARIES INCLUDING SURI KASIRER, DR. BECKY KENNEDY AND ERICA BELSKY, VALERIA LUISELLI AND SUSAN ENGEL
Performances by Michelle Dorrance, Kate Baldwin, and Georgia Stitt
** Press Access Available **
October 24, 2022, New York City, NY — On Monday, November 14, the 92nd Street Y, New York will honor women leading the way and making a difference with its seventh annual Extraordinary Women Awards. The event will be conducted in-person and livestreamed at 92NY’s Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue & 92nd Street, and online, 6-7 pm ET. In person attendees are invited to a celebratory cocktail reception afterwards. Tickets are available here. https://www.92ny.org/extraordinary-women-awards.aspx
Hosted by Juju Chang, Co-Anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, this year’s honorees are:
* Suri Kasirer, Landmark Award – Suri, founder and president of Kasirer
* Dr. Becky Kennedy, Community Award – Founder & CEO, Good Inside
* Erica Belsky, Community Award – Founder & COO of Good Inside
* Valeria Luiselli, Inspiration Through the Arts Award – Writer
* Susan Engel, Special Tribute for her 40 years at the helm of 92NY Recanati-Kaplan Talks
Impact Award – name tk
All event proceeds support 92Y’s myriad programs for women and girls, from its Parenting Center, which provides resources to mothers and grandmothers and caretakers, to its Teen Producers program, which offers paid arts internships to high school juniors and seniors (many of whom are girls) from underserved schools in the Bronx. Particularly notable is its Women inPower Fellowship, a program that provides annual cohorts of senior-level women across all professional sectors with the peer support, mentorship, training, and coaching needed to help them to advance to the highest levels of leadership.
The Leadership co-chairs of the Extraordinary Women Awards are JoBeth Abecassis, Jody Gottfried Arnhold, Zoe Bernstein, Sandy Diamond, Gabriella Sultanik Elghanayan, Lauren Fixel, Rebecca Kaden, Daphne Recanati Kaplan, Thomas S. Kaplan, Lori Kasowitz, Jill Lafer, Elizabeth R. Leber, Andrea Olshan, Carole Olshan, Dorothy Tananbaum.
Throughout its history, 92NY has provided the space and created the programs that support women who make change and promote progress. Through the arts, education, civic dialogue, health and wellness, and the celebration of Jewish life, 92Y provides the mentors, programs and community to educate, develop and inspire women to succeed at all stages of life.