Greater New York Dinner

Saturday, February 3, 2024 at
New York Hilton Midtown
New York, New York

Organized by HRC Greater New York

Thank You for Attending HRC Greater New York Dinner
Saturday, February 3rd, 2024!

Welcome Reception: 5:30 PM
Dinner & Stage Program: 7:00 PM

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Ave
New York, NY 10019

Thank You to our 2024 Greater New York Dinner Program Book Sponsors

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Colman Domino, Impact Award

Colman Domingo is an Emmy award winning, and Tony®, Independent Spirit, Gotham, Lawrence Olivier, Drama Desk, Drama League, NAACP Image and Black Reel Award nominated actor, playwright, and producer.

This fall, Domingo will star as Civil Rights leader Bayard Rustin in Netflix and Higher Ground’s film “Rustin.” He will also be seen as “Mister” in the Warner Bros. production of “The Color Purple.” Colman produces and stars in Greg Kwedar’s film “Sing Sing” which premiered at TIFF this past September and was purchased for distribution by A24.

Domingo is well known for his Emmy Award-winning role as “Ali” in HBO’s “Euphoria” as well as his roles in “Zola”, “If Beale Street Could Talk”, “Candyman”, and many more. Domingo and his husband Raul Domingo have produced a myriad of work under their Edith Productions banner.

In 2024, Domingo can also be seen in The Madness, an eight part limited series by Clement Virgo for Netflix.

Trace Lysette, Trailblazer Award

Trace Lysette is a dynamic and talented actress known for her remarkable contributions to the entertainment industry and has emerged as a powerful voice and a beacon of representation for transgender individuals in Hollywood.​

​Trace currently stars in the critically acclaimed film MONICA opposite Patricia Clarkson and directed by Andrea Pallaoro, for which she is nominated for “Best Leading Performance in a Film.”

​Trace's breakthrough came when she was cast in the groundbreaking Amazon series TRANSPARENT. In the show Trace portrayed the role of “Shea,” a vibrant and resilient trans woman navigating the complexities of her identity within a family undergoing their own transformative experiences. Trace's exceptional portrayal of “Shea” earned her critical acclaim and marked a pivotal moment for transgender representation in mainstream media.​

In addition to her television work, Trace has also made an impact on the big screen. She starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the film HUSTLERS, directed by Lorene Scafaria. Trace also starred in the independent film VENUS AS A BOY directed by Ty Hodges. Her performances consistently captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression. ​

Jeff Gennette, Visibility Award

Jeff Gennette was elected chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. in March 2017 and assumed the role of chairman in February 2018. Gennette previously held the role of president of Macy’s, Inc. from 2014 through August 2017. Prior to that, he was the chief merchandising officer of Macy’s, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in February 2009.

Gennette began his retail career in 1983 as an executive trainee at Macy’s West in San Francisco. He held positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president and division merchandise manager for men’s collections, and senior vice president and general merchandise manager for men’s and children’s.

In January 2018, Gennette joined the National Retail Federation Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Subsequently, in January 2019, Gennette was appointed Chairman of the NRF Foundation Board of Directors, and in June 2019 joined the NRF Finance Committee.

As of July 2020, Gennette also serves on the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Task Force and the Governing Committee for Racial Equity.

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