New York, NY, May 22, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Lesley Stahl will preside at the 2019 Posse Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019), the Foundation announced today. The annual gala is expected to raise $3 million to help public high school students with extraordinary leadership potential.
The gala will feature a performance by Chaka Khan.
Guests will include Motorola CEO Greg Brown, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain, Infor CEO Charles Phillips, Metropolitan Museum of Art CEO Daniel Weiss and NBA Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman (a Posse alumnus), and former New York City Mayor David Dinkins.
Over the past 30 years, Posse partner colleges and universities have provided more than $1.4 billion in scholarships to students across the nation.
Who: Lesley Stahl, Chaka Khan, Deborah Bial (Posse President and Founder)
What: 2019 Posse Gala
When: Wednesday, May 22, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Temple of Dendur
Since 1989, The Posse Foundation has identified, recruited and trained more than 9,200 public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership. These students have received a total of $1.4 billion in full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse’s partner colleges since the program’s inception. Most important, Posse Scholars persist and graduate at a rate of 90 percent and make a visible difference on campus and throughout their professional careers. Posse’s ultimate goal is to build a leadership network that better represents the country’s rich diversity.
For more information about The Posse Foundation visit www.possefoundation.org