April 3, 2013
(Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, will honor
he Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
Monday, April 15
. The Point Honors event will be held at
New York's Pier Sixty starting at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets begin at
will host the evening. Celebrity guests include
Judith Light, David Mixner, Thomas Roberts, Margot Bingham, Cara Buono, Tamsen Fadal
Alani (La La) Anthony
. Performances by
Broadway's Kinky Boots
will be part of the evening of cocktails and dinner, which also features current Point Scholars and Point Alumni.
"Building a more inclusive and equitable society comes by finding common bonds with allies, and
is a courageous straight ally of the LGBTQ community," said
, Executive Director and CEO of Point Foundation. "In all of Nigel's philanthropic efforts – combating HIV/AIDS, focusing on the people of
or saving wildlife – he brings attention to people fighting for empowerment. Currently Nigel is focusing his lens on a key figure in LGBTQ rights advocacy and a great friend of Point:
. We are honored both men will be at our New York Point Honors event."
Point Foundation is also honored to recognize and celebrate The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. at its
empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society. Point promotes change through education, mentorship, leadership development and community service training, and provides its scholars with the financial ability to attend the nation's foremost higher educational institutions.
Audi, Wells Fargo
American Airlines, The Estee Lauder Companies,Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers
& Philippe Brugere-Trelat, Time Warner Inc.
Friends of Point
: 42Below Vodka, Hilton Worldwide
Gay City News, LogoTV
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