amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and GBCHealth honored Bill Gates last night at the benefit event in Washington, D.C., on the eve of the 19th International AIDS Conference there in July.
The event, titled “Together to End AIDS,” took place last night Saturday, July 21, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It payed tribute to the spirit of global collaboration that has underpinned the world’s progress in the fight against AIDS.
Gates, the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft, received amfAR’s Award of Courage for his visionary leadership on global health and HIV/AIDS.
Previous recipients of the award include President Bill Clinton, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, and Sir Elton John. Sharon Stone, amfAR’s Global Fundraising Chairman, will presented Mr. Gates with his award.
Several other industry insiders attended the event as well! Take a look at more arrivals below!!
|Honoree Bill Gates attends Together To End AIDS: An Evening To Benefit amfAR and GBCHealth at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.|
|Rapper, Actress, Designer, EVE|
|Actress Jurnee Smollett, and fiance Josiah Bell attend Together To End AIDS: An Evening To Benefit amfAR and GBCHealth at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.|
|Designer, Kenneth Cole & Sharon Stone|
|Journalist, Anderson Cooper|
|Male Supermodel, Tyson Beckford|