NCP BENEFIT HONORING FLYNN COLEMAN
OCTOBER 11, 2018 · 6:30PM - 10:00PM
THE DEVELOPMENT · TRIBECA, NYC
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The Nouveau Classical Project (NCP) is a New York-based, all-women contemporary classical music ensemble that is "bringing a refreshing edge to the widely conservative genre" (VICE). It began by collaborating with fashion designers for its concerts and has expanded to creating multidisciplinary performances. Its mission is to engage new audiences and show that classical music is a living, breathing art form.
Join us in honoring human rights attorney and social entrepreneur Flynn Coleman with the 2018 NCP Visionary Award. This award recognizes innovative leaders whose work has made a significant impact in their fields and will be presented by Vidya Satchit. The evening will feature a performance by NCP, fine food and drink, silent auction, and the presentation of the NCP Visionary Award.
Purchase tickets to directly fund the truly extraordinary line-up of projects that we have in the works for the coming season and support the artists for whom we provide valuable opportunities!
About Flynn Coleman
Flynn Coleman is an international human rights attorney, an educator, an author, a public speaker, a social entrepreneur and innovator, an ethical fashion designer, a mindfulness, innovation, and creativity teacher, a social justice activist, a former competitive athlete, and a founder and CEO. She is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Strategic Design and Management at The New School, Parsons School of Design. Flynn is also a founding fellow at New York University.
She has a background in innovative approaches to economic development, humanitarian law, human and civil rights, behavioral economics, political reconciliation, conflict resolution, artificial intelligence, and improving access to justice through innovation. She has spoken, written, and taught extensively on issues of global justice, social enterprise, social innovation, social impact, sustainability, human rights, adventure for social good, storytelling, redefining success, and the future of work, purpose, technology, and humanity.
A native of Los Angeles, Flynn has lived in France, Switzerland, England, Ireland, Italy, Hong Kong, Fiji, Cambodia, Senegal, the Netherlands, and Chile. She currently calls New York home. Flynn has worked with the United Nations, the United States Federal Government, and with international companies, universities, and human rights organizations around the world.
She speaks five languages, and her wanderings has taken her from rebuilding homes in New Orleans, to distributing gifts to children in Haiti and school supplies in Guatemala and Ethiopia, to teaching How to Make a Difference in a Mongolian yurt in the English countryside, to huffing up Mount Kilimanjaro with her dad, to zodiac boating in Alaska with her mom.
THE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTIONS
Arden Armbruster · Jennie Armon · Shauna Brittenham · Chris Carlone · Genevieve Casey · Jasmine Chong ·Bryan Drye · Melinda Faylor · Daniel Felsenfeld · Chanel Matsunami Govreau · Jennifer Judge · Rachel Mason · Christina Montero · Aviva Novick · Julia Powles · Nathan J. Richards · Dana Rubin · Isaac Schankler · Sara Stith · Anastasia Somoza · Kathleen Supove · Adele Valencia · Leaha Villareal · Shelley Washington · Rachel Wechsler · Alyson Zureick
Our Benefit is an excellent opportunity to promote your brand! Contact Arden Armbruster for details: arden [at] nouveauclassical dot org.
Another meaningful way you can support us is by volunteering your time and helping us on the day of the event! Our volunteers are an important part of making our event happen. Volunteers will receive a meal and an invitation to our annual holiday party for all their hard work. Click below for details!