Sir Patrick Stewart, Morena Baccarin, Selita Ebanks and More Attend the International Rescue Committee’s Annual Freedom Award Dinner‏ [PHOTOS]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Sir Patrick Stewart speaks onstage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Sir Patrick Stewart speaks onstage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for International Rescue Committee)

Sir Patrick Stewart, Morena Baccarin and Selita Ebanks were just a few of the many attendees last night, at the International Rescue Committee’s annual Freedom Award Dinner at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. The Freedom Award Dinner is held in support of the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world.

This year the organization honored Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless, Strive Masiyiwa with the Freedom Award, President and CEO of Mastercard, Ajay Banga with the Corporate Leader Award and Josh Weston with the John C. Whitehead Humanitarian Award.The evening featured special musical performances by Nico & Vinz and trumpeter Chris Botti.

Additional attendees of the evening included Scott Pelley, Naeem Khan, Ranjana Khan, President  & CEO of the IRC David Miliband and Brad Raider.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Recording artists Vincent 'Vinz' Dery (L) and Nicolay 'Nico' Sereba of Nico and Vinz perform onstage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Recording artists Vincent ‘Vinz’ Dery (L) and Nicolay ‘Nico’ Sereba of Nico and Vinz perform onstage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Actress Morena Baccarin attends the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Actress Morena Baccarin attends the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Model Selita Ebanks attends the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images International Rescue Committee)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Model Selita Ebanks attends the Annual Freedom Award Benefit hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images International Rescue Committee)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s