CARE IMPACT Awards Dinner

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Join us for the CARE 2019 IMPACT Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 21 at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.

Experience the Event

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, CARE raised $2.5M to fight poverty! See how we did it:


In its inaugural year, the 2018 Impact Awards recognized four outstanding individuals for their steadfast commitment to improve the lives of women and girls around the world.

Through events like these, CARE continues to build strong foundational support from global-minded corporate investors and individual philanthropists who are motivated by our most forward-thinking, innovative work and bold vision.


2018 Honorees:

Adena Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq - receiving the Award for Women's Economic Advancement

Glenn Hutchins, Chairman, North Island and Co-Founder, Silver Lake - receiving the Award for Accelerator of Innovation

Iman, Founder and CEO of Iman Cosmetics, Skincare and Fragrances - receiving the Award for Global Health

Dina H. Powell, Partner, Goldman Sachs & Co. - receiving the Award for Global Leadership


  • Martha Brooks - Board Chair, CARE USA; President and COO (Retired), Novelis Inc.
  • Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla - Co-Founders, The Little Market
  • Helene Gayle - President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust; President Emeritus, CARE
  • Devry Boughner Vorwerk - Corporate VP, Corporate Affairs, Cargill

Honorary Congressional Committee

  • The Honorable John Boozman – United States Senate
  • The The Honorable Susan Collins - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Dianne Feinstein - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Johnny Isakson - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Patrick Leahy - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Jeff Merkley - United States Senate
  • The Honorable Charles E. Schumer - Democratic Leader, United States Senate
  • The Honorable Debbie Dingell - U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Grace Meng - U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Ed Royce – U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Austin Scott - U.S. House of Representatives

Experience the event

See the photos from CARE's inaugural Impact Awards Dinner. 

Highlights Video

Check out the evening's best moments.

2018 Host Committee

Thank you to our generous Host Committee for supporting CARE's work around the world.