2019 Annual Benefit Honoring Soledad O'Brien

Apr 3, 2019 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Join Reach the World at the Boathouse in Central Park on April 3, 2019 for our 2019 Annual Benefit!

Participate in a unique evening focused on expanding the number and diversity of people who can access profound, global cross-cultural experiences as a part of their education. 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. This year, Soledad O'Brien will receive Reach the World’s 2019 Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Storytelling.

Soledad O’Brien, an award-winning journalist, speaker, author and philanthropist, is founder and CEO of the Starfish Media Group. She anchors and produces the Hearst Television political magazine program “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien.” She also reports for HBO Real Sports and has authored two books. She has anchored or reported for all three networks, Fox and Oxygen, MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, A&E, Nat Geo, the PBS NewsHour, and WebMD. She was won numerous awards, including three Emmys, the George Peabody award, an Alfred I DuPont prize and the Gracie. Newsweek Magazine named her one of the “15 People Who Make America Great.” With her husband, she is founder of the PowHERful Foundation that helps young women get to and through college.

To view a photo gallery from last year's Annual Benefit, please visit Reach the World on Facebook.

Online ticketing for this special evening is now open! Please visit the online event page to purchase your tickets today.

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