Since 1998, New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) has awarded more than $1.6 million to over 300 students via scholarships, each ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. Every year approximately 20 scholarships are given out to high school, undergraduate and graduate students studying within the field of communications. Check out our most recent winners here.

One of the most succcessful ways that NYWICI is able to award $100,000 annually is by raising money through the Charitybuzz online auction, which brings together hundreds of the world’s most acclaimed celebrities, inspiring luminaries, and beloved brands to offer unforgettable experiences.

Charitybuzz bidders are high net worth women and men from around the world looking for extraordinary experiences and the opportunity to benefit charities and worthy causes. If you are interested in bidding on a lot, visit Charitybuzz.

NYWICI introduces lots to the Charitybuzz auction throughout the year. At any time, great experiences, events and other exciting opportunities come available in conjunction with:

The Matrix Awards [April]
The Charitybuzz special auctions:
Broadway shows [May]
Fashion [August]
Tennis [the US Open in August]
Hollywood [October]
Entrepreneurs [Nov]

Here are some of the recent exciting experiences we offered:

  • Hosting a 3-Course Dinner and Premium Open Bar for 20 Guests at The POOL in NYC This Summer
  • Lunch with Academy Award-Winning Actress Halle Berry in LA
  • Go On-Air with Al Roker Plus Receive a VIP Studio Tour of TODAY in NYC
  • 2 VIP Tickets to Dancing with the Stars: Live!, Includes a Meet & Greet, Exclusive Early Access & More
  • Lunch & Learn in NYC with Fast Company’s Editor-in-Chief, Media Powerhouse Stephanie Mehta
  •   2 Tickets to Springsteen on Broadway, plus a Meet and Greet with Bruce Springsteen
  • Signed Family Guy Script from Season 15, Episode 1: “The Boys in the Band”
  • 2 VIP Tickets to Dancing with the Stars: Live!, Includes a Meet & Greet, Exclusive Early Access & More
  • Golf for 3 at Bayonne Golf Club in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1 Hour GQ Style Consultation in NYC, plus a $500 Gift Card to the Saks Men’s Store
  • Lunch with Lauren Balsamo, Senior Beauty Editor at Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Seventeen Magazines, plus Beauty Basket
  • Coffee with Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines and Nina Garcia, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Plus a Tour of the Hearst
  • Lunch and Learn with Kate White, Former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan and NY Times Bestselling Author of the The Gutsy Girl Handbook
  • 10 Week Internship with IPG Mediabrands in NYC
  • An Afternoon and Evening with Chef Dan Barber and Team at Blue Hill at Stone Barns 
  • Lunch with President Obama’s White House Press Secretary & NBC News Political Analyst Josh Earnest in DC or NYC
  • Lunch and Learn in NYC with Media Luminary & Author Joanne Lipman
  • Lunch in NYC with Media Powerhouse and Barron’s Editor in Chief, Katherine Bell
  • Invest in a Lunch in NYC with Barron’s Former Editor & President, Edwin Finn
  • Coffee in NYC with Documentary Filmmaker and Founder of MAKERS & McGee Media, Dyllan McGee
  • Golf Lesson with Golf Digest Global Golf Director and Former PGA Professional, Stina Sternberg, at The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers
  • 2 VIP Tickets a Taping of The Jim Jefferies Show in LA, Including a Photo with Jim
  • $5,000 Gift Certificate, Extended Appointment and a Behind the Scenes Look at TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress at Kleinfeld Bridal in NYC
  •  2 VIP Tickets to a Performance During the 2018 Today Summer Concert Series

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