Wilson Center Awards

November 19, 2009
Time 6:30 PM Reception
7:15 PM Dinner
Place The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
Dress Business Attire
Price Table Sponsorships begin at $10,000
Individual Reservations $500
Judi Kaplan Elkin
(617) 529-1054 Phone
(781) 784-5531 Fax

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The Woodrow Wilson Center

"...such a Center, symbolizing and strengthening the fruitful relations between the world of learning and the world of public affairs, would be a suitable memorial to the spirit of Woodrow Wilson..." (U.S. Public Law 90-637)

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars honors the memory of the United StateThe Woodrow Wilson Centers' 28th President (and its only to hold a Ph.D.) by uniting the world of ideas to the world of public policy.  The Woodrow Wilson Center does this by supporting pre-eminent scholarship and linking that scholarship to issues of concern to officials in Washington and beyond as well as to the leaders of international business.  As a non-partisan institute for advanced study, the Woodrow Wilson Center does not have a legislative or policy agenda, but aims to shed the light of the timeless on the timely.

Founded by an act of Congress in 1968, the Woodrow Wilson Center is headquartered in Washington, DC as part of the Smithsonian Institution.  A public/private partnership, it is governed by its own Board of Trustees appointed directly by the U.S. President.


A Place Where All ViewpoA Meeting at the Woodrow Wilson Centerints Are Heard

Those of us at the Center judge a meeting successful by who we get in the room.  In more than 800 meetings and panels held each year at the Center, we strive to convene people from different backgrounds working on the same problem.  We want the business leader, the poliymaker, the scholar, the NGO representative, and the diplomat to share their various perspectives.  We bring them into the same room not with the expectation that they will agree with each other--because they will not--but in the hope that each will learn from the other, and that this exchange will lead to more informed, better public policy.  View webcasts of our events.


An Unique Organization

Each year, through its unique approach as a non-partisan research organization, the Wilson Center:Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks at the Wilson Center

  • welcomes more than 150 of the world's top policy experts from the fields of academia, journalism, business, and government.
  • grants these experts the freedom to further their study and research while within our walls.
  • allows the 23 research programs housed at the Center to engage individuals representing all viewpoints.
  • encourages the international business leader to listen and to contribute to the shaping of public policy.
  • gives prominent policymakers, both domestic and foreign, the opportunity to use the Center as a platform for important policy speeches without being pegged as biased.


Learning More

There are many ways to engage in and learn more about the Woodrow Wilson Center, we invite you to begin by visiting www.wilsoncenter.org.