The organization is dedicated to setting the gold standard in child advocacy. The sole mission of World of Children Award is to improve the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective changemakers for children worldwide.
The evening began with The Children’s Aid Society Chorus greeting guests with the World of Children Award theme song followed by opening remarks from President & CEO US Fund for UNICEF Caryl M. Stern. Actress Brooke-Burke Charvet and News Correspondent Alina Cho served as the Masters of Ceremonies while World of Children Award honored five individuals for their heroic work with children –Dusica Popadic (Protection Award), Claire Wineland (Youth Award), Jimmy Drekore (Health Award), Iyyappan Subramaniyan (Humanitarian Award), Ponheary Ly (Education Award). The evening came to a close after Lily Aldridge Followill and Stephanie March were also honored for their extensive efforts with children.
Anne Hathaway (Actress), Lily Aldridge Followill (Model), Stephanie March (Actress), Rachel Roy (Designer), Martha Hunt (Model), Brooke Burke-Charvet (Actress), Caleb Followill (Musician), Alina Cho (Correspondent), Ruby Aldridge (Model), Caryl M. Stern (US Fund for UNICEF), Cindi Leive (Editor), Sheryl Wu Dunn (Author), Claire Wineland (Honoree), Dusica Popadic (Honoree), Iyyappan Subramaniyan (Honoree), Jimmy Drekore (Honoree), Ponheary Ly (Honoree).
Photo credits: 1) The Children’s Aid Society Chorus. 2) Rachel Roy 3) Brooke Burke and singer David Charvet. 4) Claire Wineland, Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, and Lily Aldridge Followill. 5) Merrylynn Drekore and Jimmy Drekore. 6) Adam Shulman and Heidi Nasher Fink. 7) Claire Wineland and Melissa Nordquist. 8) Iyyappan Subramaniyan and Deepak Raj Sethuraman. 9) Denim Editor Kelly Connor and Kathleen Connor. 10) Ljiljana Bogavac and Dusica Popadic 11) Jaylen Arnold and Robin Arnold 12) Ljiljana Bogavac and Dusica Popadic. 13) Sandy Sholl and Lionel Mendoza. 14) Willow Kalatchi and Bertan Kalatchi .15) Stephanie March, Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz and Harry Leibowit. 17) Lily Aldridge Followill . 18) Ruby Aldridge. 20) Martha Hunt 21) Zanna Roberts Rassi. 22) Lynn Naylor and Bill Naylor 23) Ponheary Ly 24) guest. Photo by Robin Marchant /Getty Images.