11th Annual Dream Big—A Celebration of Opportunity
October 21, 2021 @ 6:30PM — 10:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Enjoy cocktails, dinner, music, and an exciting silent auction while helping to ensure a promising future for our city’s youth.
FUTURES AND OPTIONS 11th ANNUAL DREAM BIG—A CELEBRATION OF OPPORTUNITY
Thursday, October 21, 2021
VIP Reception 6:30 P.M. — 7:30 P.M.
Dream Big 7:30 P.M. — 10:30 P.M.
Futures and Options 11th Annual Dream Big – A Celebration of Opportunity will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at The Plaza Hotel. We are excited to present our 2021 Dream Big Awards and Dream Big Scholarships.
Our 2021 Dream Big Award will honor Rodney O. Martin, Jr., Chairman & CEO of Voya, and Kristopher M. Hansen, Partner and Chair of the Financial Restructuring Group at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, recognizing their tremendous contributions to community service, youth mentoring, and development of youth career opportunities and pipelines.
We will also celebrate our high school seniors with our Barbara L. Christen and Patricia S. Machir college scholarships, rewarding our students' efforts and supporting their education and career aspirations.
We are thrilled to be back in person at The Plaza and invite you to join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and music with a raffle and silent auction, supporting Futures and Options' high-touch career-readiness programs and valuable internship experiences that help transform the lives of New York City's young people.
COVID Safety Note: The health and safety of all guests and those working is our top priority. All are required to show proof of full vaccination and additional action steps may be required. The actual number of guests will be determined based on October 2021 NYC guidelines. We will also be live streaming the evening’s Dream Big Award and Scholarship Presentations.
THANK YOU TO OUR DREAM BIG SPONSORS
Futures and Options is deeply grateful to our ongoing 2021 Dream Big corporate and individual sponsors for their generous support of our career development program for New York City's underserved youth.
Stephanie & Steve Hessler
Jennifer & Jason New
Lori & Paul Zemsky
Cathy & Tom Bendert
Debra Fierro & David Trucano
The Stroock Partnership
Bulldog Ventures, Ltd.
Jennifer & Thane Carlston
Melissa Francis & Wray Thorn
Alyssa & Steven Gendal
The Herbert and Sarah M. Gibor Charitable Foundation
Lynne & Stephen Goldstein
Jennifer & David Johnston
Claire Laudone & W. Greg Thonsen
Veera & Chitrang Purani
Kate Nadolny Settle & Matt Settle
Frederica & Efrem Sigel
Michelle Hylton & Hugh Nelson
Beth Friedman Lurie & Mark Lurie
Priscilla & Daniel Pombo
Sarah & Robert Ramirez
Alison & Benjamin Schrag
Bettina Teodoro & Will Iwaschuk
Erin & Paul Teske
Nanar & Tony Yoseloff