Event Details


Join fellow Cornellians, friends, and family to celebrate CAAA, the accomplishments of the honoree, Vikram H. Dewan ‘76 and the Lunar New Year.

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM Banquet Dinner

Golden Unicorn Restaurant
18 E Broadway
New York, NY 10002

Keynote Speaker

Vikram H. Dewan ‘76
President and Chief Executive Officer
Philadelphia Zoo

About the Event
This event includes an authentic eleven-course Chinese banquet, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and cultural performances. A portion of the ticket price goes toward funding the CAAA undergraduate scholarship program.

The evening will also include a silent auction to benefit the Cornell Asian & Asian American Center.

Registration Details
Friend Level Ticket: $150
Young Alumni (2008-2017)/Student Ticket Price: $100, limit 2 per person.

See registration for additional Cornell Giving Society tiered pricing.

About Our Keynote Speaker

Vikram H. Dewan joined Philadelphia Zoo in July 2006; he is the 14th President to lead the area’s most-visited ticketed cultural attraction, one that welcomes 1.25 million guests through its historic gates each year. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dewan is responsible for institutional leadership and strategic direction for all programs, services, operations, and fundraising. During his tenure, the Zoo has opened several one-of-a-kind animal exhibits, launched new groundbreaking initiatives and instituted a comprehensive 10-year transformative site master plan.

Prior to joining Philadelphia Zoo, Dewan served as President of Wachovia Bank’s Philadelphia and Delaware region, operating nearly 100 branches managing more than 1,000 employees. He holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, Class of ’76, and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Questions? Email diversity-aad@cornell.edu.
This event is co-sponsored by Cornell University’s Diversity Alumni Programs and Cornell Mosaic.

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