NYSCI Gala

Celebrate Science and Inspiration

NYSCI Gala

Celebrate Science and Inspiration

NYSCI Gala

Celebrate Science and Inspiration

NYSCI Gala

Celebrate Science and Inspiration

Celebrate Science and Inspiration


Thank you to all our donors, honorees and participants!

If you missed the gala, you can watch it online HERE

We hope you can join us again in 2022.

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Our Celebrate Science and Inspiration Gala has a distinguished tradition of honoring the most forward-thinking and innovative leaders who embody the spirit of NYSCI’s mission – to nurture generations of passionate learners, critical thinkers, and active citizens through an approach we call Design Make Play.

Missed the gala? CLICK HERE to watch online

Gala funding provides the crucial support NYSCI needs to allow us to continue to impact countless students, teachers and families with creative, accessible STEM learning. Supporting NYSCI’s Gala is an engaging and inspiring way to salute our shared commitment to a healthier future for STEM education in America and beyond.

2021 Honorees

Dev Ittycheria
President and CEO, MongoDB
Creative Entrepreneurship Award

Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath
President and CEO, BIO
Distinguished Leadership Award

Christopher Cumbe
Senior Explainer, NYSCI
Seidenberg Family Top of the Ladder Award

The future is bright! Support the delight and wonder that comes from accessible, creative and interactive STEM learning.

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2021 Gala Supporters

Titan Sponsors ($50,000+)

MongoDB Logo

Verizon Logo

Ravenel B. Curry, III
Glen de Vries
Anita and Nicholas Donofrio
Dev Ittycheria and Anju Thomas
Tarek Sherif

Gemini Sponsors ($25,000+)

Accenture
Amdocs
Cisco Systems
Con Edison
Dell Technologies
IBM
Juniper Networks
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Palo Alto Networks
PepsiCo
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.
Sara and Axel Schupf and Michael and Tracy Freedman
The Seidenberg Family Foundation, Inc.
Jim and Marilyn Simons
Siris

Mercury Sponsors ($12,500+)

Anonymous
AWS (Amazon Web Services)
Boingo Wireless
Boston Consulting Group
Brandon Burgess
Ciena
Citi
Crown Castle
Dassault Systèmes
Rob Davis and Caroline Curry
Seth Dubin and Barbara Field
Francisco D’Souza and Ines Kavamura
Equinix
Anna Ewing and John Capotosto
Ficalora Family Foundation
James and Ann Firestone
Goldman Sachs
Gary and Alexandra Hoberman and family
Barb and Jim Korein
Mary Jane and George McCartney
The Medici Group
Morgan Stanley
Kelsey and Sudhir Nair
Nasdaq
Nokia
NBCUniversal
PwC
Qualcomm
Stephen and Maxine Sands
Linda S. Sanford
Alan and Lisa Sinsheimer
Spirent Communications
Jeffrey L. T. Stockwell
Minerva Tantoco, City Strategies LLC
Carmen and Tim Tynan
Melissa Vail and Norman Selby
VMware
James Wiener and Sarah Gleit
Wolters Kluwer
ZT Systems

Saturn Sponsors ($2,500+)

Amy Abernethy, MD Ph.D.
Anonymous
Neeraj Agrawal
The Roelof Botha & Huifen Chan Charitable Giving Fund
Casa Systems
David and Pamela Christman
Cooley
Corning
CrowdStrike
Jeff and Cynthia Edwards
FireEye
Fortinet
Bob Goodman
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Donna and Chip Hazard
Imperva
Intel/HPE
Michael and Sandra Kamen
Labrador Charitable Fund
MATRIXX Software, Inc.
NetApp
Amanda O’Donnell
Pitney Bowes
Presidio and Cisco
Kevin Ryan and Pascaline Servan-Schreiber
Raj Sharma
Anthony and Margo Viscusi
Jeff Zimmerman

Apollo Sponsors ($1,000+)

Akamai Technologies
Ellen Baker
Joseph Crescitelli
EY
Stuart Fischer and Jeanette Mall
Edward and Deborah Horowitz
Harsha Jalihal
Matthew and Salima Jacobson
Keith Jackson
Jeff Libshutz
John McMahon Family Fund
David Obstler
Tom and Jill Robey
Richard Sberlati
Skybox Security
Sree Sreenivasan and Roopa Unnikrishnan
Lee Tawil and Joanne Hoffer
Varonis Systems, Inc.
Wind River
Jeff Zimmerman

Our gala provides an opportunity to celebrate and share our work, and to raise crucial unrestricted funds to support our ability to engage and inspire young people through Design-Make-Play.

For more Gala information, please email gala@nysci.org or call 718-595-9179.

VIEW PAST GALA SUPPORTERS

VIEW PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

2019 Gala: photos
2018 Gala: photos
2017 Gala: photos
2016 Gala: photosNew York Times, Crain’s
2015 Gala: photosNew York Times, Bloomberg review
2014 Gala: photosNew York Times, Bloomberg review