Thursday, May 7, 2020


Her Excellency Ursula von der Leyen

President, European Commission

Christopher J. Nassetta

President and Chief Executive Officer, Hilton

His Excellency Luis Alberto Moreno

President, Inter-American Development Bank

Additional Honorees to be announced

Contact information
For more event details and information about partnership opportunities contact Kristi Pappalardo or call (202) 599-8626.

The Distinguished Leadership Awards are open to the media upon accreditation. To request media accreditation, please contact Nicole Meir.

Press Highlight

Washington Life magazine, June 2019

Past Distinguished Leadership Awards Highlights

Tue, May 3, 2016

Former Defense Secretary Gates to America: ‘Reject Isolationism’

More than 750 guests from fifty countries, including former heads of state and government, legislators, Obama administration officials, nearly forty Ambassadors, business executives, media, and civil society leaders attended the awards ceremony.

Distinguished Leadership Awards by Ashish Kumar Sen