Be Brain Powerful TM

7th Annual
Trish Vradenburg Gala

October 21, 2020

A Live Virtual Event to Benefit UsAgainstAlzheimer's

Welcome to the 7th Annual Trish Vradenburg Gala


7:00 pm EST Gala Countdown & Tribute Wall 
7:30 pm EST LIVE Virtual Gala Broadcast Begins
8:45 pm EST Virtual Gala Concludes

2020 Sponsors

  • Acadia logo
  • Biogen Logo
  • Eisai Logo
  • Otsuka
  • Home Instead Senior Care Logo
  • Volunteers of America Logo
  • Bright Focus Foundation Logo
  • Corium logo
  • Dyson Capital Advisors logo
  • Lilly
  • PhRMA Logo
  • The National Broadcasting Company
  • C2N Diagnostics
  • Faegre
  • Genworth
  • High Lantern Group Logo
  • Lundbeck Logo
  • Tetra Therapeutics logo
  • The Gail D. Bassin Family Foundation
Tribute Wall
  • AARP Underwriter
  • Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation Sponsor


Gala Co-Chairs
  • The Honorable Ann Brown and Dr. Theodore Poritz
  • Vinton and Sigrid Cerf 
  • Maddy and Ken Dychtwald 
  • Marilyn and Michael Glosserman 
  • Carol Brown Goldberg and Hank Goldberg 
  • Danielle Guttman Klein and Bob Klein 
  • Arlene and Bob Kogod 
  • Jill Lesser and Jonathan Diesenhaus 
  • Marion Rosenthal 
  • Karen and Chris Segal 
  • George Vradenburg 
  • Jillian and Rich Wald 
  • Judy and Leo Zickle
  • Wendy Abrams
  • Peter Angus
  • Dr. and Mrs. Philip Bobrow
  • The Honorable Ann Brown
  • Marcia Carlucci
  • The Honorable C. Boyden Gray
  • Lauren and Glen Howard
  • Melanie and Larry Nussdorf
  • Jim and Esthy Adler
  • Gail. D. Bassin Family Foundation 
  • John and Terry Beaty
  • Nina and Ray Benton
  • Jack Davies
  • Ann and Lloyd Hand
  • Stu and Deanna Ingis
  • Gail and Ben Jacobs
  • Mike and Joan Klein
  • Karen and Ethan Leder
  • Carolee Lee
  • Elise and Marc Lefkowitz
  • Patricia Smith
  • Bill and Carolyn Wolfe
Host Committee
  • ADDF
  • Jennifer Loven Ballantin
  • Michele Berman
  • Margot and Mark Bisnow
  • Melissa Bomes
  • Susan Butler
  • Meryl Comer
  • Lindsay Eakin
  • Sharon Flanagan
  • Valerie Green
  • Barbara Harman
  • Tom Henteleff
  • Pete and Brooks Kenny
  • Abigail Klem
  • Daniel Marren
  • Alan Meltzer
  • Ginny and Dick Michaux
  • Brent and Courtney Montgomery
  • Jane Oppenheimer
  • Carol and David Pensky
  • Dan and Gretchen Rush
  • Peggy Safterstein
  • Allison and Michael Signorelli
  • Kathryn and Robert Stewart
  • Emily and Antoine van Agtmael
  • Audrey Zucker


Honorary Congressional Committee
  • The Honorable Tammy Baldwin
  • The Honorable Karen Bass
  • The Honorable Donald Beyer
  • The Honorable Marsha Blackburn
  • The Honorable Roy Blunt
  • The Honorable Richard Burr
  • The Honorable Cheri Bustos
  • The Honorable Shelley Moore Capito
  • The Honorable Robert Casey
  • The Honorable Katherine Clark
  • The Honorable Susan Collins
  • The Honorable Diana DeGette
  • The Honorable Rosa DeLauro
  • The Honorable Anna Eshoo
  • The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
  • The Honorable Lois Frankel
  • The Honorable Maggie Hassan
  • The Honorable Jaime Herrera Beutler
  • The Honorable Steny Hoyer
  • The Honorable Robin Kelly
  • The Honorable John Kennedy
  • The Honorable Angus King
  • The Honorable Patrick Leahy
  • The Honorable Barbara Lee
  • The Honorable Zoe Lofgren
  • The Honorable Nita Lowey
  • The Honorable Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • The Honorable Carolyn Maloney
  • The Honorable Ed Markey
  • The Honorable Doris Matsui
  • The Honorable Betty McCollum
  • The Honorable Chris Murphy
  • The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
  • The Honorable Chellie Pingree
  • The Honorable Rob Portman
  • The Honorable James Risch
  • The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard
  • The Honorable Jan Schakowsky
  • The Honorable Charles Schumer
  • The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen
  • The Honorable Kyrsten Sinema
  • The Honorable Christopher Smith
  • The Honorable Tina Smith
  • The Honorable Debbie Stabenow
  • The Honorable Thom Tillis
  • The Honorable Pat Toomey
  • The Honorable Tom Udall
  • The Honorable Chris Van Hollen
  • The Honorable Mark Warner
  • The Honorable Elizabeth Warren
  • The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz
  • The Honorable Maxine Waters
  • The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse
  • The Honorable Roger Wicker


The Brain Trust

  • Mrs. Laura Bush, Former First Lady of the United States
    Honorary Chair
  • Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer; UN Foundation
  • Kim Campbell, Wife of the late Glen Campbell, Founder;
  • Renée Fleming, Soprano
  • Dolores Huerta, Founder and President; Dolores Huerta Foundation
  • Kay Coles James, President; The Heritage Foundation
  • Jo Ann Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer; AARP
  • Kerry Kennedy, President; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
  • Judith Lichtman, Founder; National Partnership for Women and Families
  • Mary Matalin, Political Consultant
  • Lauren Miller Rogen, Co-Founder; Hilarity for Charity
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Former Secretary; Department of Health and Human Services
  • Donna E. Shalala, Former Secretary; Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jay Newton Small, Journalist, Founder and Chief Executive Officer; MemoryWell