JB Dondolo to Receive 2019 UN Day Global Leadership Award

The Dallas Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA, a national membership organization, devoted to strengthening the U.S.- UN relationship through public education and advocacy, announced its 2019 UN Day Global Leadership Award recipients on August 7th, 2019.

Among this extraordinary group of recipients, is JB Dondolo. The chapter is awarding the organization with a 2019 Leadership Award for Goal 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, to be accepted by Founder and CEO Lumbie Mlambo.

The UN Day Global Leadership Awards Dinner is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together community leaders, educators, legislators, Faith & nonprofit organizations, and attendees to engage on global affairs, civil and social justice, human rights, and much more.

JB Dondolo is among 10 organizations being honored with awards for making significant progress on projects pertaining to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Almas Muscatwalla is to receive the Eleanor Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 2019 UN Day keynote speaker is Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress (CAP). She has made significant contributions herself through serving as a member of President Barack Obama’s health reform team, managing domestic policy initiatives during President Obama’s first term, and serving in leadership roles for former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton.

JB Dondolo’s board is made up of:

  • Lumbie Mlambo, Founder & CEO
  • Dr. Renee Hornbuckle, Planning & Development Director
  • Ronda Bowen, Fundraising Director
  • Bridgette Johnson, Community Outreach & Public Relations Director
  • Tendai Mushambi, Treasurer
  • Patricia Ellis, Program and Nominating Director
  • Beatrice Davis & VanDella Menifee, Advisory Board
  • Ashleigh Woodend, Grant Writer

Lumbie Mlambo will receive the award on October 24, 2019 at the Irving Arts Center in Dallas, Texas. Tickets to the 2019 UN Day Global Leadership Awards can be purchased here. Register today to save on your admission, then join us on October 24 to help celebrate all of the 2019 Global Leadership Award recipients. 

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