2017 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS DINNER
OCTOBER 4, 2017
International Student House of Washington, DC is honored to present the
2017 Global Leadership Award to:
Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
47th Vice President of the United States
ISH-DC will recognize former Vice President Biden for his service to our country and work on behalf of international dialogue and higher education at our 2017 Global Leadership Awards Dinner. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 4.
The Awards Dinner supports ISH-DC’s 80-year mission of providing graduate students, interns, and visiting academics with a unique cross-cultural experience which helps them to become dynamic global citizens and leaders. At any time, approximately 100 resident scholars from 40 countries live at the House.
We greatly appreciate the sponsors, Members of Congress, foreign Ambassadors, senior diplomats, representatives of the international business community, and Washingtonians who regularly attend this event and support our commitment to international understanding.
Sponsors receive exclusive invitations to the Sponsors’ Reception, the Tribute Dinner hosted by our Diplomatic Chairs at their Embassy residence, and to ISH-DC’s Ambassadorial Dialogue Series Dinner Programs in addition to other recognition. More information about Sponsorship Opportunities can be found here or contact Jill Holcomb, Director of Development, [email protected]
We are grateful for our long-time Awards Dinner sponsors including Archer Daniels Midland Company, BB&T, Blackstone Foundation, Cigna, McLarty Associates, and Rock Creek Corporation and our 2016 Awards Dinner sponsors.
We thank our 2016 Awards Dinner Diplomatic Chairs, Ambassador Peter Wittig of Germany and Mrs. Huberta von Voss-Wittig for their gracious hospitality.
Tickets are available by invitation only. To receive an invitation, please contact Jill Holcomb, [email protected]
The annual ISH-DC Global Leadership Awards program honors individuals who have made exceptional contributions to international and intercultural understanding. Past award recipients include Senator Edward Markey, Congressman Edward Royce, Congressman Eliot Engel, Lt. General Brent Scowcroft, Ambassador William J. Burns, former Senator Richard Lugar, and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.