Resolve Gala

Purchase your ticket for the 12th annual Resolve Gala happening Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at the Altman Building in Chelsea, New York.

This year’s gala is sure to be an evening of entertainment, community, and impact. At Resolve, you will:

  • Meet Resolution Fellows from around the world and learn about their social ventures
  • Connect with 300+ leaders from business, social enterprise, tech, law, medicine, finance, and philanthropy
  • Bid on auction items, including exciting experiences and luxury items
  • Dance the night away with Grammy Award-winning rapper, Lupe Fiasco, our musical guest!

Since 2010, Resolve has functioned as a vibrant celebration of the achievements of our Fellows. The evening centers around the impact of our global community and features cuisine from cultures around the world, as well as interactive art installations designed in collaboration with Fellows that directly showcase their impactful work.

In 2023, our art installations were crafted by Christian Van Kipp and Gustavo Gonzalez and featured 5 incredible ventures: CAPNOS, Fipie, MUSHECO Farm, Mwangaza Cancer Initiative, and PDT Food Collective.

Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine Young Leaders Now Award Dinner

Every year, Resolution celebrates one social entrepreneur with the Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine Young Leaders Now Award and one industry leader with The Champions Circle Award for Supporting Young Leaders at the Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine Young Leaders Now Award Dinner.

Resolution launched its annual Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine Young Leaders Now Award to honor individuals who:

Started their own social venture during college and serve as an inspiration and role model for Resolution Fellows worldwide, and/or Contribute leadership and financial support to young leaders seeking solutions to pressing social issues. 

The Champions Circle Award for Supporting Young Leaders is presented to top leaders and outstanding changemakers who have assisted young leaders and emerging innovators, either in a personal capacity or through their organizations, thereby generating enduring, positive social impact.

The Founders Award for Extraordinary Service recognizes inspiring members of the Resolution Project community for their contributions and support towards youth leadership. This year, we are proud to present the Founders Awards.
Past awardees include Christian Van Kipp, Ariel Dora Stern, Andras Forgacs, Andrew Harris and Kelsey Overby.

This beautiful event features a cocktail hour followed by elegant seated dinner with remarks from our honorees and Resolution Fellows.

About Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine

The event’s namesake, Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine, is a global leader in philanthropy and business, whose impact crosses sectors, geographies, and subjects seamlessly. She is President and Board Chair of the Sunshine Care Foundation, an organization based in Asia and primarily dedicated to promoting youth education, humanitarian relief, and scientific research in neurodegenerative diseases.

While an undergraduate at Harvard College, she founded the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference in 1992, creating one of the longest-lasting international youth education and empowerment events in the world. WorldMUN was Resolution’s original Social Venture Challenge Host Conference.

Geraldine is a dedicated supporter of youth worldwide and believes strongly in the power of youth to create change. She has devoted her life to building and supporting programs to develop the next generation of global leaders. We are deeply honored to have Geraldine as one of the original members of Resolution’s Board of Directors and to have recognized her as the 2016 Young Leaders Now Award recipient.