2022 Annual Meeting Events 

May 18-19
Philadelphia

May 18

A Conversation with Tom Friedman

Eisenhower Fellowships will host a dinner conversation with best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman, our 2022 Africa Fellows combating climate change and our 2021 USA Fellows at 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 18 at The Liberty View
at Independence Visitor Center.  

May 19

Annual Awards Dinner

2022 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service

(Posthumous)

Secretary Gates will award the 2022 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service posthumously to late EF Trustee and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright at the Annual Awards Dinner at 6:30 PM on Thursday, May 19 at the National Constitution Center.

Dr. Madeleine K. Albright
(1937-2022)
Eisenhower Fellowships Trustee
Former U.S. Secretary of State

2022 Distinguished Fellow Award

Co-Recipients

Rajshree Pathy, India 2000
Chairperson, Rajshree Sugars and Chemicals

Raman Madhok, India 2004
Managing Director, Kahani Designworks

Secretary Gates also will present the Distinguished Fellow Award that night to two prominent Eisenhower Fellows from India, entrepreneur and philanthropist Rajshree Pathy and international business executive Raman Madhok

Awards Dinner Hosts

Dr. Robert M. Gates
Chairman, Eisenhower Fellowships
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense

Ray Suarez
Former Chief National Correspondent, PBS News Hour
Host, NPR Talk of the Nation

Chairman’s Seminar and Pin Ceremony
with Secretary Gates

Eisenhower Fellowships Chairman, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, will host the Chairman’s Seminar and Pin Ceremony for our 2022 Africa Fellows, 2021 USA Fellows, 2021 Global Scholars and invited guests
at 3:00 PM at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18

6:00 - 9:00 PM

A Conversation with Tom Friedman

The Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center

THURSDAY, MAY 19

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Chairman’s Seminar and Pin Ceremony
with Secretary Gates

The Ritz-Carlton, Ballroom

6:30 - 10:30 PM

Annual Awards Dinner

National Constitution Center

VENUES

The Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center

599 Market St Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Ritz-Carlton

10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19106

The National Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

CONTACT

For more information or assistance with registration, please contact ike@efworld.org.

Our Mission

Eisenhower Fellowships identifies, empowers and connects innovative leaders through a transformative fellowship experience and lifelong engagement in a global network of dynamic change agents committed to creating a world more peaceful, prosperous and just. 

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