Co-founder, Tribeca Film Festival and Disruptor Foundation
Chairman and CEO, Seavest Investment Group

Craig Hatkoff

Co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, as well as the Disruptor Foundation and annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

Rick Segal

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Seavest Investment Group and Managing Partner of Rethink Education.

Event Chair

The Rev. Kristin Kaulbach Miles



130 Bowery, New York City


Monday, November 4, 2019

6:30 PM - Reception

 7:30 PM - Dinner


With remarks by honorees and KidSpirit youth editors,

and a live auction


Festive Attire

KidSpirit is a nonprofit online magazine and community by and for youth to engage each other about life’s big questions in an open and inclusive spirit. Its mission is to promote mutual understanding among 11-to-17-year-olds of diverse backgrounds and support their development into world citizens with strong inner grounding.

2019 KidSpirit Awards Sponsors

Special Thanks to Our Early Supporters


Trinity Wall Street

Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP


Elizabeth Dabney Hochman* and Jonathan L. Hochman*

Mrs. Lewis M. Dabney

Craig Hatkoff
Karen Humphries Sallick*

Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen PC

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Rick and Monica Segal


Entangled Group

Ann Hughes*

Joseph L. Murphy

Michelle Noris and Josh Weitzman

Deven and Monika Parekh

Laurie M. Tisch
Barry Walker


Wendy Blattner and Tom Inck

CohnReznick LLP
Lucy and Bill Farland
The Rev. Kristin Kaulbach Miles†*

Jane* and Terry Quinn

ReThink Education
Janice* and Tom Roddenbery

2019 KidSpirit Awards Committee

Emily Abrahams

Philip and Susan Allen
Josh Aronson and Maria Bachmann

I.D. Aruede

Amy Barley
Jon and Laura Bloomberg

Aliye Celik

Jan and Paul Chaffee

John and Marci Cheary

Charlotte Dabney
Lewis Dabney* and Chiara Monticelli Dabney

Paula Deitz Morgan

Ferol and Mike Dougherty

Anne S. Edwards
Dr. Frances Faro and Eric Faro

Dan Fast

Susan and Leonard Feinstein

Goodwin Procter LLP

Sheryle and Patrick* Gaston

Dan Goldberg and Madelyn Morris

Donna Hae Kyun Lee, Esq., and The Honorable Raymond Lohier, Jr.

Andy and Robin Hafitz

Amelia Hill Oliva

Adolf and Patty Herst
Vrinda Khanna and Robert Schultz
Carl Josephson

Laurie Kenagy

Patti Lieberman

Mark Ligorski
Laurie Lowrance

Liz and Matthew Luckett

David Mayhood

Marcia McHam
Sandy McLeod and Konrad Ryushin Marchaj

April Newbauer and Nicholas Poser

The Rev. Canon K. Jeanne Person

Bea and Jon Plasse

Sheila Prakash

Jeremy Primer

Kate and Ryan Ogg

Ernest and Barbara Oskin 

Kristine Quinio and Rex van der Riet

Alex Rappaport

Eliza and Jim Rossman

Steve Sagarin and Janis Martinson

Ann and Richard Sarnoff Family Foundation

Daniel Schatzman

Jan Schmidt and Mark Goetz

Mark and Valerie Seelig

James Shaheen

Silverleaf Foundation
Philip Simon
Dan and Cari Sommer
Rabbi Joshua Stanton and Mirah Curzer

Nick Stuart

Marisa Valente

Adam and Kathleen Vane

Seth Weitzman

Sherrie Westin
Maggie Xu
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Young

* KidSpirit Board of Directors      † KidSpirit Awards Chair                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Updated as of 10/27/19


Justine Woods


(718) 878-3900