Toigo Gala

Thank you for joining us at our annual celebration!

Cipriani Wall Street, New York City | Thursday, June 15, 2017

“Mrs. Obama perfectly captured the essence of the Toigo mission, including both the need and advantage of having diverse experiences and voices at the leadership table.”

Nancy Sims | President and CEO | Toigo Foundation

Former First Lady Michelle Obama appeared at the Toigo Foundation’s 16th Annual Gala, celebrating the non-profit’s nearly 30-year focus on a mission of leadership by all and for all. Toigo Alumna Melody Rollins – one of over 1,300 professionals carrying the distinction of Toigo Fellow – took part in a truly memorable evening.

“We haven’t even begun to be done.”

Anthony Kapel “Van” Jones
Toigo Gala 2017 Master of Ceremonies
CNN Political Commentator & President, Dream Corps

Our Onward! theme underscored Toigo’s longstanding work to advance the nation’s next generation of leaders and the need to forge ahead.

Evening highlights included: