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Wednesday,
May 24, 2017

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Marriott Marquis
Houston, TX

7:00 PM Cocktails
8:00 PM Dinner
10:30 PM Dancing

Black Tie Event


PERFORMANCE BY
GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING ARTIST AND HUMANITARIAN

MICHAEL BOLTON


SPECIAL GUEST
MAYOR SYLVESTER TURNER

EMCEE
DEBORAH DUNCAN

Margaret Alkek Williams understands the power of philanthropy to transform lives and make the world a better place. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF has partnered with the Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation to establish the Margaret Alkek Williams Humanitarian Award to commemorate the legacy of Margaret Alkek Williams’ extraordinary dedication to the health and well-being of children in Houston and around the world.  

 



 

 

 

Rose and Harry Cullen have been friends of UNICEF since the regional office in Houston opened 30 years ago.  They have served on numerous UNICEF event committees, supporting local fundraising events in Houston for years. They have been donors and advocates for UNICEF’s work, introducing UNICEF to new donors and friends.  Rose serves on the board of Harris County Hospital District Foundation, Houston Ballet, Houston Eye Associates Foundation, Board of Visitors of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Moores School of Music, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, St. Agnes Academy Foundation, University of Houston, and more.  They were largely responsible for the growth of the University of Houston and were also known for their major contributions toward health and education in Texas. Harry and Rose have established a scholarship endowment at St. Agnes Academy where she graduated in 1955.


Leadership

Honorary Chairs

  • Molly and Jim Crownover
  • Karin and Sean Hepburn Ferrer
  • Princess Maria-Anna Galitzine and Prince Piotr Galitzine
  • The Honorable Joanne King Herring
  • Dr. Sippi K. Khurana and Ajay Khurana
  • Penny and Paul B. Loyd Jr. 
  • Beth Madison
  • Susan and Fayez Sarofim

Gala Chairs

  • Sofia Adrogué and Sten L. Gustafson
  • Jerry Ann Woodfin Costa and Victor Costa
  • Amy and Rob Pierce
  • Princess Tatiana Galitzine and Guillermo Sierra

After Party Chairs

  • First Daughter, Ashley P. Turner
  • Lanie and Doug Towsley

as of February 21, 2017


COMMITTEE

 

GALA COMMITTEE

  • Alex and Astley Blair
  • Susan and Dan Boggio
  • Chree Boydstun
  • Kevin Black and Tony Bradfield
  • Rania and Jamal Daniel
  • Tony Emerson
  • Winell and Doug Herron
  • Ann and Tod Holmes
  • Christine Kline
  • Leela and Nat Krishnamurthy
  • Eileen and Kase Lawal
  • Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
  • Mariana Servitje
  • Andy Sheldon
  • Alicia and Lance Smith
  • Elizabeth and Alan Stein
  • Christina Stith
  • Tenenbaum Jewelers
  • Margaret Alkek Williams 

 

 

NEXTGEN COMMITTEE

  • Amber J. Elliott 
  • Laura Stein 

as of February 21, 2017


SUPPORTERS LUXURY AND LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE PRESENTED BY

 

CHAMPIONS

Susan and Dan Boggio
Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
Margaret Alkek Williams, Randa and Charles Williams

 

PROTECTORS

Rosanette and Harry Cullen
Dr. Sippi K. Khurana and Ajay Khurana
The Loyd Charitable Foundation
Madison Charitable Foundation
Amy and Rob Pierce
Susan and Fayez Sarofim 

 

ADVOCATES

Chree Boydstun
Rania and Jamal Daniel
Princess Maria-Anna Galitzine and Prince Piotr Galitzine
Ann and Tod Holmes
H-E-B
Leela and Nat Krishnamurthy
Eileen and Kase Lawal
Mariana Servitje / Louise Ng
Macquarie, Princess Tatiana Galitzine and Guillermo Sierra
Alicia and Lance Smith / Ericka Bagwell

 

as of February 21, 2017

SUPPORTERS