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One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner

Each year, One To World honors outstanding individuals who have furthered Senator J. William Fulbright’s vision of peace through intercultural awareness and understanding at the One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner. The late Senator Fulbright was honored at this event in 1993, and Harriet Mayor Fulbright continues to serve as Honorary Chair in his memory.

The One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner is a benefit event aimed at raising money for One To World programs and awareness of the Fulbright program. Awards are presented by visiting Fulbright grantees currently affiliated with New York area academic institutions before an audience of over 400 international leaders in business, higher education, the arts, government, and you!

This year, One To World is proud to honor

Erica Berthou, Senior Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Erica Berthou is a senior partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Born in Sweden, she is a dual citizen and a graduate of Stockholm University, Kings College London and New York University School of Law. Erica is widely recognized as one of the country's leading attorneys in the field of private investment fund formation and represents many premier global alternative asset management firms, including Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, The Carlyle Group, EQT Partners, and Oaktree Capital Management.

Most recently, Erica was selected as a "2018 Distinguished Leader" by the New York Law Journal - Erica was the only fund formation attorney to be so recognized. A competitive cyclist, Erica is also a member of the board of directors of USA Cycling Foundation.

Georgia Garinois Melenikiotou, Executive Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Georgia Garinois Melenikiotou is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Before joining Estée Lauder, Ms. Garinois Melenikiotou spent 26 years with Johnson & Johnson where she held leadership positions in seven different countries, ending her tenure as President for Global Business Strategy and New Growth in the Beauty Global Business Unit.

Originally from Greece, Ms. Garinois Melenikiotou holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Polytechnic of Athens and received a Master's Degree in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, which she attended as a Fulbright scholar. In 2011 she was named one of Ad Age's "Women to Watch."

For more information, please email Tracie Basch or call her at 646-483-8018.


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