Celebrating Women Working & Living with Cancer Luncheon

We’re thrilled to announce our Red Door Community Benefit Luncheon Celebrating Women, Working and Living with Cancer will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Metropolitan Club at 11:30 AM. Red Door Community will be honoring two distinguished women this year Laura Shawver, Ph.D., CEO, Silverback Therapeutics, Founder, The Clearity Foundation and Lt. General (ret) Nadja West, The 44th Army Surgeon General and Former CG, Army Medical Command with the Red Door Awards for Leadership. We are pleased to introduce our Keynote Speaker Oxiris Barbot, M.D., Senior Fellow for Public Health and Justice, Former Commissioner of Health, NYC! We welcome back our host Gerri Willis, Anchor and Correspondent, Fox Business Network and our auctioneer Sebastian Clarke, Appraiser, “Antiques Roadshow.” 

Your health is our priority. Red Door Community is closely monitoring CDC, city and state guidelines on in-person events. As an organization who serves immunocompromised individuals, all guests will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination to attend this event. We invite you to join us in celebrating our commitment to expand our free cancer support program to reach more people, in more places and more ways than ever before. 

HONOREES & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Laura Shawver, Ph.D.

CEO, SILVERBACK THERAPEUTICS

FOUNDER, THE CLEARITY FOUNDATION

We are honored to present Laura Shawver, Ph.D., CEO, Silverback Therapeutics, Founder, The Clearity Foundation, with the Red Door Award for Leadership. 

Nadja West

The 44th Army Surgeon General

& Former CG, Army Medical Command

We are honored to present Lt. General (ret) Nadja West, The 44th Army Surgeon General and Former CG, Army Medical Command, with the Red Door Award for Leadership.

Oxiris Barbot, M.D.

Senior Fellow for Public Health & Justice 

Former Commissioner of Health, NYC

We are honored to have Oxiris Barbot, M.D., Senior Fellow For Public Health & Justice, Former Commissioner of Health, NYC as our Keynote Speaker this year. 

HOST

Gerri Willis

Anchor & Correspondent, 

Fox Business Network

We are honored to welcome back Gerri Willis, Anchor and Correspondent, Fox Business Network as our Luncheon Host again this year. Gerri Willis is currently covering the New York Stock Exchange for Fox Business. She is the author of “Rich is Not a Four-Letter Word,” published by Crown Forum in 2016. She is recovering from a hysterectomy after a Pap smear found pre cancer cells on her cervix caused by HPV 18.  Willis was diagnosed with stage three lobular breast cancer in April 2016, and was successfully treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering. 

Prior to joining FBN, Willis served as the personal finance editor for CNN and hosted the weekly half-hour program entitled “Your Bottom Line,” which focused on Americans’ wallets in the wake of the Great Recession. Before CNN, she was senior financial correspondent at SmartMoney magazine.

SPONSORSHIPS

Diamond Benefactor

Platinum Sponsors

Slattery Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Bristol Myers Squibb
The Clearity Foundation
Robert DeBitetto
Elena & John DiGiovanni
Johnson & Johnson
Tsveta Milanova

Silver Sponsors

Argot Partners
Boxer Capital, LLC
Cushman & Wakefield
John & Bob Easton
The FitzGerald Darda Family
Enoch & Dawn Kariuki
Ellen & Bella Lubman
Pfizer Inc.
RA Capital Management, LP
Real Chemistry
Jami Rubin, Annabel Samimy & Melissa Cook
Thompson Hine LLP
Werewolf Therapeutics

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