Aurora's Luminary Luncheon

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:30pm EDT
Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hartford
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Sleep in….because Aurora’s Annual Breakfast event will now be a luncheon!  Aurora’s Luminary Luncheon is the Aurora Foundation’s primary fundraiser. Net proceeds will support Aurora’s community investments, focused on women’s college success programs, enabling more women in the Greater Hartford region to earn a college degree.

Featured Speaker: Minda Harts, Philanthropist, Author, and Founder of The Memo, LCC
Minda Harts is the founder of The Memo LLC, a career development company, and author of the soon to be released book “The Memo,” a career advice guide best described as the “Lean In” for women of color.  Minda hosts a weekly podcast called “Secure the Seat” and has been featured in Forbes, CNBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and Fast Company.  In 2016, Minda was nominated as a Change Maker at The White House State of Women Summit.

Philanthropist of the Year: Francine Austin, Business Owner and Community Philanthropist

Young Philanthropist of the Year: Sanmati Choudhary, Farmington High School

Emerging Young Philanthropists: Sarah Anne Ackels, Simsbury High School and Nina Faynshtayn, Hall High School

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