Tickets to 16th Annual Gala Available Now

Posted February 12, 2013

Tahirih’s Annual Gala is a festive and moving evening to pay tribute to the incredible courage of Tahirih’s clients, and to renew our commitment to work together to end violence against women and girls. The 16th Annual Gala will explore the journeys that our former clients have endured and highlight the amazing courage and grace of the women and girls from diverse backgrounds who have demanded freedom from violence. We hope you will join us for this inspirational and joyful evening.


April 25, 2013

2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 342-0444

6:00 pm: VIP Reception and Silent Auction
6:30 pm: General Reception and Silent Auction
7:30 pm: Dinner and Program

Business or cocktail attire

$475 – VIP Individual Ticket
$275 – Regular Individual Ticket
Corporate Sponsorship information is available here

Together, We Will Honor:

Washington, DC Area Firm of the Year
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Maryland Firm of the Year
Venable, LLP
Washington, DC Area Pro Bono
Attorney of the Year
Jennifer Geetter, McDermott Will & Emery
Maryland Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
Margaret-Ann Howie, Baltimore County Public Schools
Washington, DC Area Volunteer Service Award
Michael Colella, Colella Digital
Maryland Volunteer Service Award
Jillian Marks
Courageous Voice Award
Congressional Leadership Award
Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) (accepting via recorded remarks) — Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD)

Honorary Co-Chairs*
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan
Tina Brown
Debra Winger
Sam Waterson
Andy Grammer

Gala Committee*
Martha Cochran
Anisa Cott
Guitty, Hossein, and Tina Ejtemai
Fakhriyazdi Family
Debora and Michael Goldberg
Charles and Christine Henck
Suzanne and Douglas Henck
Amy Mudge
Soula Proxenos and Bruce O’Brien
Tom Mackall and Beth Roberts
Nadia Saad
Mr Sina A. Sabet and Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet
Mary Zients

Corporate Sponsors*
BENEFACTOR The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. ● McDermott Will & Emery PATRON
Arsari Foundation ● Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP ● Arnold & Porter LLP ● Covington & Burling LLP ● Crowell & Moring ● Davis Wright Tremaine LLP ● DLA Piper ● Hilton Worldwide ● Latham & Watkins ● Steptoe & Johnson LLP ● Venable LLP ● Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP SPONSOR Hogan Lovells LLP ● Laura Loeb & Howard Morse ● Mayer Brown ● Sidley Austin LLP FRIEND American University Washington College of Law ● Arnall Golden Gregory LLP ● Capital One ● Dechert LLP ● Dykema Gossett PLLC ● Inspired Inc. ● Maggio & Kattar ● Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP ● Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox PLLC ● Thompson Hine LLP ● Troutman Sanders LLP ● XO Communications SUPPORTER Barnes & Thornburg LLP ● Dan and Sheila Segal ● Hunton & Williams LLP ● LexisNexis ● Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC ● Seyfarth Shaw LLP CONTRIBUTOR Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP ● Rover Recycling ●


For more information on how to become a Gala Committee member or corporate sponsor, please contact Prema Winn at

2013 Corporate Sponsorship Benefits
2013 Corporate Sponsorship Pledge Form

* Lists as of April 14, 2013

*As a Bahá’í-inspired organization, Tahirih does not purchase alcoholic beverages. The wine selection (which will be limited to the reception) is generously donated by supporters.