Heifer International's 4th Annual A Place at the Table

Come to the Table to Empower Women Worldwide

6:30 p.m. - September 18, 2015 - Montage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA

By raising awareness and providing resources for marginalized women, we are empowering them to not only support their families, but feed the world.

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Show Your Support for Women and Girls

• Empower women
• Enable girls’ education
• Promote women entrepreneurs
• Foster overall gender equity and justice in rural communities
• Advocate and lift the voices of small-scale farmers
• Raise important resources for Heifer projects around the world

Every year, this event raises awareness and critical resources for marginalized women and their families worldwide. Heifer recognizes the integral role women have in feeding the world and believes there is no development strategy more beneficial to society that one that includes women as central players.

Beyond Hunger: Place at the Table 2014

Take a look at these photos from our Beyond Hunger: Place at the Table 2014 event.

Dr. Deborah L. Birx

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Deborah L. Birx

Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, is Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of the United States Government activities to combat HIV/AIDS globally. She is a world-renowned medical expert and leader in the field of HIV/AIDS whose three decade-long career has focused on immunology, vaccine research, and global health. Since 2005, she has served as Director of the Division of Global HIV/AIDS at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leading the implementation of CDC’s PEPFAR programs around the world. As the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Dr. Birx oversees the implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history, as well as all U.S. Government engagement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


  • Cat Cora
  • Diane Lane
  • Jon and Kirsten Heder
  • Rainn Wilson and Holiday Reinhorn
  • Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed
  • Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen
  • Susan Sarandon

Dinner Committee

  • Ed Asner
  • Mechad Brooks
  • Janie Bryant
  • Danielle Campbell
  • Ben Cohen
  • Mindy Cohn
  • Carson Daly
  • Robert Floe
  • Johnny Hanson
  • Patricia Heaton and David Hunt
  • Nina Jacobson
  • Allison Janney
  • Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop
  • Amy Madigan and Ed Harris
  • Dana Mathews
  • Ryan Newman
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Octavia Spencer
  • Ashley Stone
  • Lucy Schwartz
  • David Cross
  • Christi Wohl
  • Josh Zuckerman

Sponsorship opportunities

Platinum Sponsor

  • Two VIP tables of 10
  • Full page ad in Heifer's World Ark magazine
  • Variety magazine 1/2 page ad featuring Heifer and sponsor
  • Product demo area at event (where appropriate)
  • Photos with honorees and celebrities
  • Plus all Gold Sponsorship benefits; see more details

Gold Sponsor

  • One VIP table of 10
  • Logo on Green Carpet, video screens during event, and all event collateral
  • Press opportunities leading up to event
  • Variety magazine 1/2 page ad featuring Heifer and sponsor
  • Plus all Silver Sponsorship benefits; see more details

Silver Sponsor

  • One VIP table of 10
  • Logo featured during event and on all event collateral
  • Option to donate item to event live aution
  • Podium acknowledgement during program from presenters
  • Variety magazine 1/2 page ad featuring Heifer and sponsor

Event Patron

  • One table of 10
  • 10 second digital ad at  event
  • Name listed as "Event Patron" in printed and digital materials when possible

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Special Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors

Yamaha Entertainment Group of America

Past Noble Globe Award Honorees

Tom Colicchio & Lori Silverbush: 2014

Tom Colicchio & Lori Silverbush

Annie Griffiths: 2014

Annie Griffiths

Diane Lane: 2014

Diane Lane

Ian Somerhalder: 2014

Ian Somerhalder

Susan Sarandon: 2013

Pierre Ferrari & Susan Sarandon

Ted Dansen & Mary Steenburgen: 2012

Ted Dansen & Mary Steenburgen