Posted by: winndixie4 | August 18, 2009

The Leon H. Sullivan Foundation Awards

Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
Sixth Leon H. Sullivan Summit Awards Celebration

WHO: The Leon H. Sullivan Foundation

• Ambassador (ret.) Andrew J. Young, Former U.N. Ambassador, Chairman, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation

• Ambassador Carlton Masters, Chairman, Leon H. Sullivan Summit

• Hope Masters, President & CEO, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, Convener Leon H. Sullivan Summit

• Invited Notables: Wheels to Africa Founder Winston Duncan, Harvard Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., composer Herbie Hancock, actress/humanitarian activist Mia Farrow, mobile communications entrepreneur Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim musician/composer Quincy Jones, actor/playwright Tyler Perry and many other friends of Africa; More than 1,500 national and international dignitaries, political and community leaders.

WHAT: The Sixth Sullivan Summit Awards Celebration will honor individuals and organizations that have been exemplary in their contributions to helping the poor and disadvantaged worldwide. This celebratory evening will also serve as a platform to showcase the Ninth Leon Sullivan Summit.

WHERE: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Eisenhower Theater
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566

WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009
6:30 p.m. –Reception- Atrium and Foyers
8:00 p.m. – Awards Celebration- Eisenhower Theater

OPPS: Reception, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Atrium and Foyers
Free to media.

MEDIA Contact: or call 202.736.2239
INFO: Media Admission is limited. RSVP and approval notification is required. Go to in news & events for press credential form.



  1. This was a great event! I found it to be positive, inspirational & motivational!

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