IC21 Award Dinner

March 24, 2021

Speaker Dr. Larry Schlesinger

Honoree

Professor, President & CEO of Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Larry S. Schlesinger, MD is an internationally recognized authority in infectious diseases. He became Professor, President and CEO of Texas Biomedical Research Institute in 2017, and is leading a transformational strategic plan. Since his arrival, Texas Biomed has added 13 new faculty members, raised more than $30 million and restructured leadership and business practices, doubling grants and contracts between 2019 and 2020.

A leading physician scientist and a prolific scholar, Dr. Schlesinger has been funded for more than 30 years by the NIH and other agencies and private foundations, such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a recent NIH NIAID Council member, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Association of American Physicians and American Academy of Microbiology.

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Sponsorship Benefits

Presenting Sponsor $35,000

  • Socially Distanced watch party for 20 guests@ private home. Includes dinner & open bar
  • Private zoom meet-n-greet with keynote speaker. (10 min with the table host)
  • Recognition on social media
  • Recognition on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio’s website
  • Recognition at all 2021 Youth Engagement Programs
  • Sponsorship of 4 students
  • Exclusive branding during the virtual gala experience

Charges d'Affaires $10,000

  • Socially Distanced watch party for 10 guests@ private home Includes dinner & open bar
  • Q&A questions submission for our keynote speaker (1 per table host)
  • Recognition on social media
  • Recognition on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio’s website
  • Sponsorship of 2 students
  • Exclusive branding during the virtual gala experience

Counselors $5,000

  • Dinner & Wine delivered to your home for up to 10 people
  • Recognition on social media
  • Recognition on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio’s website

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