Refugees International’s 36th Anniversary Dinner

Refugees International’s 36th Anniversary Dinner took place at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on the evening of  April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. The event included honoring Journalist Maureen Orth, Senator Chris Coons, Human rights activist Tun Khin, and RI’s founder Sue Morton.

The Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
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Dane Nichols, RI Board Chair Eileen Shields-West, Honorary Chair Ambassador Ramon Gil-Casares, and McCall-Pierpaoli Honoree Maureen Orth
Benefit Chairs George and Frederica Valanos and Tom Getman, RI Board Emeritus Member
Rohingya Activist & President of BROUK, Tun Khin accepting the Richard C. Holbrooke Award
Kati Marton, Congressman Michael Turner, and Majida Mourad of Cheniere Energy
RI Board Members: Jodi Bond and Matt Dillon with Melissa Maxfield of Comcast
Johanna Nesseth Tuttle of Chevron, Ambassador William Garvelink, Tom Getman and Matt Dillon
Ambassador Jorge Hevia, Permanent Observer to the Organization of American States; Casilda Garcia-Quiros (seated); Mariella Trager; and Barbara Harrison of NBC 4
McCall-Pierpaoli Honoree Maureen Orth, RI Board Member Her Majesty Queen Noor, and Congressional Honoree Senator Chris Coons
James Gale and RI Board Member Lisa Barry
RI President Michel Gabaudan, RI Board Member Matt Dillon and Demet Oger, and former Holbrooke Award winner Jacques Sebisaho
RI Board Member Nina Saglimbeni and husband Dino
State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements and RI President Michel Gabaudan
Iman Jawad; Shamim Jawad; and Diane Flamini, Social Secretary, Spanish Embassy
Dani Morton accepting an honor on behalf of her mother-in-law and RI founder Sue Morton
Global Partnership Chair Nels Olson and Matt Dillon
Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company