The PIFA Awards Show is a special event to recognize and honor extraordinary individuals who have dedicated their lives to giving back, and celebrate paying it forward and inspire others to take action. 

Please join us in honoring the following Honorees at the 2016 PIFA Awards.

Award Honorees

Sponsors are acknowledged in our event program and at the PIFA Awards. 

Loreen Arbus

Disability rights activist, philanthropist, producer, writer and author; first woman to head programming at a U.S. network (Showtime & Lifetime)

Richard Garriott de Cayeux

Space explorer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, award-winning computer game developer for Ultima, Co-Founder of Challenger Learning Centers

Lucia Kaiser
‚ÄčEmmy Award-Winning Producer; First Female Executive of the Johnny Carson Show; Points of Light Award

Dr. Stephen Post

 Founding Director of Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University

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Dr. Allan Luks

Founding Director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Fordham University

The mission of our eGirl Power program is to bring awareness to Gender Equality and support Girls' Education.

We aim to empower girls in New York City and beyond to improve their confidence, self-esteem, and achieve their full potential.‚Äč

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Project Pay It Forward programs help at-risk youth gain a sense of community and belonging through educational curriculum that fosters the spirit of paying it forward, so kids can benefit and thrive.

Inspiring the Youth