Auburn’s Lives of Commitment Awards 2017
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Cipriani 42nd Street

110 East 42nd Street, NYC

Registration 7am | Breakfast & Program 7:30am

For nearly 200 years, Auburn Seminary has identified and strengthened leaders of faith and moral courage to catalyze social change with boldness and resiliency. Auburn’s annual Lives of Commitment Benefit Breakfast honors the brave leaders that are working to bridge divides, build community, pursue justice, and inspire positive change in the world.

2017 Lives of Commitment Honorees

Dr. Debbie Almontaser

Eileen Fisher

Lyla June

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Rev. Eboni Marshall Turman, Ph.D.

Sharon Prince

LIVES OF COMMITMENT COMMITTEE

UNDERWRITER*
Barbara & Eric Dobkin

CO-CHAIR*
Rabbi Angela W. Buchdahl
Carolyn Buck Luce
Mary Byron
Abigail E. Disney
Katie L. Dolan
Joan Taback Frankle
Iqbal Mamdani
Abigail Pogrebin
Carolyn Risoli
Susie Stern
Nicki & Harold Tanner

MEMBERS*
Mike Abram & Vivian Abram
Laila Al-Askari
Ahsia Badi
Arlene Lewis Bascom
Georgette Bennett &
Leonard Polonsky
Stanley & Marion Bergman
Rabbi Jonathan E. Blake
Jeannie Blaustein
Catherine & Bill Carmody
Jocelyn Cunningham
Rev. Janet Edwards, Ph.D.
Stephanie Schwartz Ferdman
Eleanor F. Friedman
Gail Furman
Marianne & John Golieb
Linda Gottlieb & Robert Tessler
Sally Gottesman
Monica Issar
Betty C. Jones

Rev. Dr. Serene Jones
Shanielle Liburd
Nathan Mahrer
Joanne B. Matthews
Keith Mestrich
Sayyeda Mirza-Jafri
Lori Ordover
Joyce Crowell Palevitz
Hussein Rashid
Tricia & Jack Ryan
Joan L. & Reade H. Ryan, Jr.
Primavera Salvá & Katia Bouazza
Jeannette & Alex Sanger
Sameer A. Shamsi
Rochelle Strong
Rossie E. Turman III
Melinda Weekes-Laidlow
Sunita Viswanath
Serita Winthrop
Melinda Wolfe & Kenneth Inadomi
Ceci Zak

*List as of February 27, 2017

Proceeds from this event benefit the research and programs that equip leaders on the frontlines of the multifaith movement for justice.