Rising Stars Awards New York
Celebrate our Young New Yorkers of Excellence with the National Advisory Council
Join A Better Chance's National Advisory Council on September 18 at Taj II Lounge from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and recognize the talent and achievements of our exceptional young Alumni and friends of A Better Chance. 2019 Rising Stars Awards New York will bring together the best and the brightest of our vast Alumni community for a celebration of progress in creating new paths for people of color in America. The event is open to friends of A Better Chance, corporate partners, parents and other members of the community and will feature an open bar reception, live DJ, and silent auction. You do not need to be an Alumni to attend, we welcome everyone to join us in celebration.
Miss Porter's School, 1996
Shani Sandy is a creative leader who empowers businesses to achieve their goals through the dynamic power of design. As a multidisciplinary designer working at the intersection of creativity, technology, and business, Shani’s leadership and expertise elevates brands through a relentless dedication to design principles, practices, and most importantly, people.
Today, Shani is a Design Executive at IBM leading design-driven transformation. Her focus is advancing the design discipline and design thinking throughout the business with an emphasis on delivering superior client experiences and innovation. Prior to joining IBM, Shani was the Executive Creative Director at S&P Global in New York City, where she built an in-house agency that led the enterprise-wide Creative Strategy, Communication Design, and UX practices.
Shani is actively engaged in the creative and design community and has a passion for nurturing emerging talent. She has been honored by GDUSA’s as one of its “People to Watch” and The Network Journal’s 40 under 40. Shani currently sits on the advisory board for Rutgers’ Design Thinking and EDGE’s Center of Career Development. Previously, she served on boards for InSource and the Bronx Charter School for the Arts.
Shani is a native of New York City and was raised in Brooklyn, NY.
Taj II Lounge
48 W 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
September 18, 2019
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
For more information about Rising Stars Awards New York or to answer any questions you may have, contact email@example.com or call 646-346-1377.
Meet the National Advisory Council
Phillips Academy Andover, 1999
George S. Wilson II
Middlesex School, 2004
National Basketball Association
Phillips Exeter Academy, 1992
The Westminster Schools, 2006
Northfield Mount Hermon School, 2001
New Canaan A Better Chance, 2005
Ethel Walker, 1999
Radnor A Better Chance, 1997