Runway of Dreams

Runway of Dreams Gala and Fashion Show- Recap


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Thursday, June 9, 2016
We look forward to next year’s event.

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Emanuel “Manny” Chirico
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
PVH Corp


Gary Sheinbaum
CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Americas

Pioneer of Change Award

John D. Kemp
President and CEO, The Viscardi Center

Inspirational Achievement Award

Maura Horton
CEO MagnaReady™
Innovation Award


David Bassuk
Managing Director

Richard Schatzberg
Chief Commercial Officer
NeST Technologies, Inc.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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Founder / Mindy Scheier

Board of Advisors
Rebecca Baeurle • David Bassuk • Rick Diamond • Ronald Giller • Matthew A Grande • Maura Horton • Lucy Jones • Elliot Menkowitz • Debra Ruh • Richard Schatzberg • Meg Zucker

Event Committee / Elisa Schwartz – Committee Chair
Rebecca Baeurle • Sue Beattie • Jodi Bloom • Jennifer Cosgrove • Stacey Lieberman • Robyn Licht • Debbie Locke • Jane Maltby • Michelle Melnick • Helen Polise • Marci Plissner • Debbie Rucker • Mary Grace Shiavone • Joan Schofel

Fashion Show Models
Alex Baeurle • Jeremiah Faux • Kendra Gottsleben • Ethan Greenstein • Faith Guilbault • Katie Hassell • Samuel Jon Laserson • Rebekah Marine • Mary Mcnany • Jillian Mercado • Lili Portman • Ronnie Raymond • Colton Robinson • Lauren Ruotolo • Liam Rust • Oliver Scheier • Gianna Schiavone • Danielle Sheypuk, Ph.D. • Veronica Siaba

Click here to purchase tickets or journal recognition, become a sponsor or make a donation

Benefactor Package
$1000 (includes two tickets and half screen recognition at the event)

Advance Ticket

Ticket at the Door: $250 (if purchased after May 16th or at the door)

To purchase tickets or journal recognition, become a sponsor or make a donation visit

OR mail your contribution to:

Runway of Dreams Foundation
c/o Powered by Professionals
1460 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
(Checks should be made out to the Runway of Dreams Foundation)

For more information about the event, contact Danielle Zahavi at 646 278 6742 or

About The Runway of Dreams Foundation

Runway of Dreams is a nonprofit organization working with the fashion industry to adapt mainstream clothing for the differently-abled community. Partnering with top brands and designers, Runway of Dreams uses wearable technology and design modifications to adapt brand-name apparel, making fashion accessible for all. Whether you are a differently-abled individual or a caregiver, Runway of Dreams strives to embrace all body shapes and abilities by creating fashionable clothing solutions that meet the needs of every individual.

For more information about the Runway of Dreams Foundation visit

Runway of Dreams is a non-profit public charity recognized by the IRS under 501(c)(3).