All the Best Looks From the Inaugural Fifteen Percent Pledge Gala
April 05, 2022
FRIENDS AT BENEFITS Rajni Jacques, Rosario Dawson, Behnaz Ghahramani, Abrima Erwiah, Mia Moretti, and Sharifa Murdock
Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images
On Saturday, The Fifteen Percent Pledge and its founder, Aurora James, held its first-ever benefit gala at the New York Public Library.
The evening, which was hosted by Nicole Ari Parker, celebrated the organization’s progress since its founding in 2020, and highlighted the work that still remains in closing the racial wealth gap.
The night also recognized Stacey Abramswith the Inspiration Award for her work as a politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, author, and Black entrepreneur. Meanwhile, Iman was given the Industry Pioneer Award for her work as a model, actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. The awards were designed by artist Theaster Gates.