WFPG BENEFIT LUNCHEON
imageJoin us on December 6th for our annual benefit luncheon! This year's program will focus on women leaders shaping the global economy and will include a conversation with Dina Habib Powell, Partner at Goldman Sachs and former US Deputy National Security Adviser (2017-2018), and moderator Elise Labott, CNN Global Affairs Correspondent. At this year's luncheon, the WFPG will also recognize WFPG President Emeritus and Co-Founder Patricia Ellis, who led the organization for 22 years. This discussion will be held off the record.
WFPG’s benefit luncheons highlight prominent women officials and international leaders who shape foreign policy and international decision-making. These benefit events attract a distinguished audience of leaders, ambassadors, and officials in the US foreign policy community. Support like yours enables us to continue highlighting and supporting women’s voices and leadership throughout the year through our substantive international issues programming and mentoring activities.  

Invitation  |  Host Committee  |   Tickets  |  Make a Contribution

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
Member $225 | Nonmember $275
TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP LEVELS
 
GOLD BENEFACTOR, $20,000
Premier luncheon seating for 10 with VIP seating and a seat at the head table.
Full-page inside cover advertisement in the event program book.
Recognition at event, website and newsletter acknowledgment.
 
Leadership Circle, $15,000
Premier table of 10 with VIP seating.
Full-page inside cover advertisement in the event program book.
Recognition at event, website and newsletter acknowledgment.
 
BENEFACTOR, $10,000
Preferred table of 10 with VIP seating.
Full-page advertisement in the event program book.
Recognition at event, website and newsletter acknowledgment.
 
PATRON, $5,000
Select table of 10 with VIP seating.
Half-page advertisement in the event program book.
Recognition at event, website and newsletter acknowledgment.
 
SPONSOR, $3,000
A table with 10 seats.
Quarter-page advertisement in the event program book.
Recognition at event and program book listing.
 
SUPPORTER, $2,000
5 tickets and listing in the event program book.
 
PARTNER, $1,000
3 tickets and listing in the event program book.
 
PROGRAM BOOK ADS, $300-$2,000
Support the WFPG by purchasing a program book ad
Full-page $2,000 | Half-page $750 | Quarter-page $300
 
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
Member $225 | Nonmember $275
 
SPONSOR A FUTURE LEADER
Underwrite a ticket for a young leader - $150 each
 
QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION:
[email protected] or (202) 429-2692
BENEFIT HOST COMMITTEE
 
Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky
The Honorable Thomas E. Donilon
Laura Cox Kaplan
Ambassador Capricia Marshall
Donna Cochran McLarty
The Honorable Thomas F. McLarty III
The Honorable Lisa Monaco
The Honorable Thomas R. Nides
​Kristi Rogers
The Honorable Mike J. Rogers
The Honorable Evan Ryan
Autumn VandeHei
Samantha Vinograd
DIPLOMATIC HONORARY COMMITTEE
 
Ambassador Floreta Faber, Embassy of Albania | Ambassador Madjid Bouguerra, Embassy of Algeria | Ambassador Fernando Oris de Roa, Embassy of Argentina | Ambassador Dirk Wouters, Embassy of Belgium | Ambassador Tihomir Stoytchev, Embassy of Bulgaria | Ambassador Fernando Llorca Castro, Embassy of Costa Rica | Ambassador Yasser Reda Abdalla Ali Said, Embassy of Egypt | Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi, Embassy of Finland | Ambassador Dr. Riyad Insanally, Embassy of Guyana | Ambassador Daniel Gerard Mulhall, Embassy of Ireland | Ambassador Geir Hilmar Haarde, Embassy of Iceland | Ambassador Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Embassy of Kuwait | Ambassador Kurt Jaeger, Embassy of Liechtenstein | Ambassador Rolandas Kriščiūnas, Embassy of Lithuania | Ambassador Sylvie Lucas, Embassy of Luxembourg | Ambassador Nimaga Mahamadou, Embassy of Mali | Ambassador Nebojša Kaluđerović, Embassy of Montenegro | Ambassador Hendrik Jan Jurriaan Schuwer, Embassy of the Netherlands | Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Embassy of Norway | Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy, Embassy of Oman | Ambassador Carlos Jose Pareja Rios, Embassy of Peru | Ambassador Domingos Fezas Vital, Embassy of Portugal | Ambassador Dr. Momar Diop, Embassy of Senegal | Ambassador Karin Ulrika Olofsdotter, Embassy of Sweden | Ambassador Martin Werner Dahinden, Embassy of Switzerland | Ambassador Mull Sebujja Katende, Embassy of Uganda | Ambassador Dr. Ahmed Awad Binmubarak, Embassy of Yemen
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
 
Benefactor:
United Technologies

Patrons:
Toyota Motor North America
Lois Romano
Ambassador Catherine M. Russell
Maureen White and Steven Rattner

Sponsors:
Anita Botti
Theresa Loar

Supporters:
Embassy of the United Arab Emirates | The Honorable Ann McLaughlin Korologos | Elizabeth Stevens

Partners:
Dawn Calabia | Gail Leftwich Kitch | Ambassador Ray and Shaista Mahmood | The D. Major Group

Embassy Wine Donors:
Embassy of Argentina | Embassy of Liechtenstein | Embassy of Portugal
Embassy of Slovakia | Embassy of Switzerland
 
ABOUT WFPG
Since its founding over 20 years ago, WFPG has been committed to promoting women’s leadership and voices in international affairs through our in-depth global issues programming and mentoring activities. A key player in broadening the constituency for international affairs, WFPG brings together participants from across disciplines and links women domestically and internationally. We believe that through highlighting women leaders in foreign policy, we provide important role models for the next generation and create a vital network of women from different sectors, generations, and backgrounds.
PAST CONFERENCES AND BENEFITS
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2017 Autumn Gala
November 7, 2017 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on National Security

Hon. Mike Rogers, Host of CNN's Declassified
Lisa Monaco, Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism (2013-17)
Cathy Russell, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues (2013-17)
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2016 Fall Conference
November 29, 2017 | Washington, DC
Facing a World in Turmoil

Panel I: Security at Home and Abroad
Panel II: A World in Chaos: Challenges for the Next Administration
Keynote Speaker: Hon. John Kerry, US Secretary of State
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2016 Celebrating Women Leaders
June 20, 2016 | Washington, DC
Combating Terrorism, Regional Conflicts, and Migration Challenges
in the Middle East and Africa

Assistant Secretary Anne Patterson, Near Eastern Affairs
Assistant Secretary Anne Richard, Population, Refugees, and Migration
Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, African Affairs
Karen DeYoung (moderator), The Washington Post
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2015 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 11, 2015 | Washington, DC
War and Diplomacy: The Inside Story of Covering the World's Conflicts

Margaret Brennan, CBS News
Helene Cooper, The New York Times, Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, and
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
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2015 20th Anniversary Celebration
June 10, 2015 | Washington, DC
Women Leaders Tackling 21st Century Challenges

A full-day conference and evening reception celebrating the 20th Anniversary
of the WFPG
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2014 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 15, 2014 | Washington, DC
Global Conflicts and Crises: The View from the Inside

Helene Cooper, The New York Times, Elise Labott, CNN,
Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, Margaret Warner, PBS Newshour, and
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
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2014 Celebrating Women Leaders
May 14, 2014 | Washington, DC
Major National Security Challenges Facing the US

Ambassador Susan Rice, US National Security Advisor
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor and Managing Editor
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2013 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 21, 2013 | Washington, DC
Voices of Women Journalists in Foreign Policy
Karen DeYoung, Senior National Correspondent, The Washington Post
Jill Dougherty, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN
Siobhan Gorman, Intelligence Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times
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2012 Celebrating Women Leaders
June 25, 2012 | Washington, DC
International Financial Diplomacy
Lael Brainard, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Chrystia Freeland (moderator), Thomson Reuters Digital
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2012 Celebrating Women Leaders
April 20, 2012 | Washington, DC
Women's Empowerment in the Middle East and Worldwide
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour
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2011 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 3, 2011 | Washington, DC
Technology, Terrorism, and Intelligence
Senator Dianne Feinstein, Chair, Select Committee on Intelligence
Elisabeth Bumiller  (moderator)The New York Times
Maxine Isaacs (event chair), WFPG Board Chair
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2010 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 1, 2010 | Washington, DC
Leading a Global Corporation
Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation
Bianna Golodryga  (moderator), ABC News
Hon. Ann Korologos (event chair), Former US Secretary of Labor
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2010 Celebrating Women Leaders
July 15, 2010 | Washington, DC
Women Center Stage in Foreign Policy and the Global Economy
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour
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2009 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 16, 2009 | Washington, DC
Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
Elisabeth Bumiller  (moderator), The New York Times
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2009 Celebrating Women Leaders
July 23, 2009 | Washington, DC
The Development Challenge in the Middle of the Global Recession
Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme Administrator
Kimberly Dozier (moderator), CBS News
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2008 Celebrating Women Leaders
September 29, 2008 | Washington, DC
Hunger as a National Security and Global Stability Issue
Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
Lara Logan (moderator), CBS News
Mary Catherine Toker (event chair), General Mills, Inc.
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2007 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 10, 2007 | Washington, DC
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State
Andrea Mitchell (moderator), CBS News
Hon. Ann Korologos (event chair), Former US Secretary of Labor
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2006 Celebrating Women Leaders
October 16, 2006 | Washington, DC
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
Jendayi Frazer (tribute), Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Renee Poussaint (moderator), CEO, National Visionary Leadership Project
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2005: 10th Anniversary Celebration
November 4, 2005 | Washington, DC
America's Dialogue with the World
Karen Hughes, Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Andrea Koppel (moderator), CNN
Kathy Bushkin (event chair), United Nations Foundation
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2004 Congressional Leadership Awards
March 31, 2004 | Washington, DC
The Challenges and Responsibilities of American World Leadership
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), US Senate
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), US Senate
Margaret Warner  (moderator), The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Susan Davis and Elizabeth Bagley (event co-chairs)
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2003 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 2, 2003 | Washington, DC
Iraq Reconstruction: The Challenges for the US and the UN
Robin Raphel, Coordinator for Iraq Reconstruction, Department of State
Julia Taft, UNDP Asst Administrator for Crisis Prevention & Recovery
Susan King (moderator), Carnegie Corporation of New York
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2002 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 13, 2002 | Washington, DC
Foreign Policy Center-Stage: Voices of Women Journalists
Elisabeth Bumiller, The New York Times
Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
Andrea Koppel, CNN
Judy Woodruff (moderator), Host of Inside Politics, CNN
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2001 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 27, 2001 | Washington, DC
Terrorism: New Challenges, New Missions, New Solutions
Maleeha Lodhi, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States
Representative Jane Harman, (D-CA) Ranking Minority Member, House Intelligence Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security
Cokie Roberts (moderator), ABC News
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2000: 5th Anniversary Luncheon
November 20, 2000 | Washington, DC
Dr. Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State
Maureen Bunyan (moderator), Lead anchor, WJLA-TV
Janice Zarro (concluding remarks), WFPG Board Chair