International Rescue Committee held its fifth annual Bay Area dinner and presentation of the Sarlo Foundation Distinguished Humanitarian Service awards at the St. Regis Hotel. Featured speakers at the event included author Dave Eggers and Sudanese refugee Valentino Achak Deng, who was the subject of Eggers’ book What Is the What.

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Curtis & Christine Gardner           Susan Glen, Zoe Bonnett            Elizabeth Clark, Vendela Vida

Nadir & Sobia Shaikh Susie Sarlo_Mark Millstein Robin Donohoe_Carter Mack
Nadir & Sobia Shaikh                   Susie Sarlo, Mark Millstein        Robin Donohoe, Carter Mack

Ellie Igoe_Mona Isaac_Minet Negash Catherine Wiesner_Alan Batkin
Ellie Igoe, Mona Isaac, Minet Negash                                   Catherine Wiesner, Alan Batkin

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Carrie Honey, Erin Roberts, Laura Akel                                Kasra Movahedi, Sibinty Conteh

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Catherine W., Valentino Achak Deng, Dave Eggers    Sylvia Edwards, Christine McCarthy

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Kristen Daniels, Mary Unsworth, Leith Brooks             Kimberly Twombley, Carl Boog

Alan Batkin, Susie Sarlo, Luisa Guzman, Jonathan Wiesner

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