18th Annual Benefit

Apr 4, 2018 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Join Reach the World at the Boathouse in Central Park on April 4, 2018 for our 18th Annual Benefit.

Participate in a unique evening focused on global citizenship and closing the “global gap.” Witness the presentation of the annual Cronkite Award, given in memory of RTW’s founding Board member, Walter Cronkite, to recognize excellence in storytelling and exploration.

Mark Dalio and Alucia Productions powered by OceanX will receive Reach the World’s 2018 Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Storytelling.  Reach the World will present the award at its Annual Benefit on April 4, 2018, at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park.  

Mark Dalio is the Founder and Creative Director of Alucia Productions powered by OceanX, a production company with the mission to create world-class media that educates and inspires people to connect to the oceans.  Mark’s vision for the company is to use vivid cinematography and digital media to tell the compelling stories of scientific discoveries and exploration on the vessel, Alucia, as it moves around the world.  Since founding Alucia Productions, Mark has featured the work of Alucia the vessel in the PBS Nova special Creatures of Light, David Attenborough's show Great Barrier Reef and BBC’s landmark new series Blue Planet II.

Email Brianna Rowe, Development Manager, to learn more about opportunities to become a sponsor of this annual event.

Click here to read more about the event and view a photo gallery from last year's event.

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