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Thank You for Celebrating with Us!

THE MADELEINE K. ALBRIGHT
DEMOCRACY AWARD HONOREES

  Vladimir Kara-Murza &
Her Excellency Mrs. Graça Machel

Madeleine K. Albright was Chair of the National Democratic Institute from 2001 to 2022. She was a professor, author, diplomat, and businesswoman who served as the 64th and first female Secretary of State of the United States. With this annual award, NDI pays tribute to Secretary Albright’s legacy of unflinching courage and unwavering commitment to human dignity and democracy worldwide. 

The Madeleine K. Albright Democracy Award is the highest honor bestowed by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and recognizes the trailblazing leadership of the individuals and organizations from the United States and abroad that have demonstrated a deep and abiding commitment to democracy and human rights. 

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Tom Daschle

NDI Board Chair

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Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Presenter

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Stacey Abrams

Gala Emcee & Moderator

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Alice Albright

Presenter

GALA PROGRAM 

Welcome Remarks
Tom Daschle, NDI Board Chair

40th Anniversary Highlights

Presentation of the Madeleine K. Albright Democracy Award

Honoring Her Excellency Mrs. Graça Machel 
& Vladimir Kara-Murza


The Power of Partnership:
40 Years of Working for Democracy, Making Democracy Work

Panel Discussion

International Leaders Forum Preview

Closing Remarks

2023 DEMOCRACY GALA SPONSORS

JUDY & PETER BLUM KOVLER FOUNDATION

MAUREEN WHITE
& STEVEN RATTNER

Interested in sponsoring the Democracy Gala 2023? 
Visit our Sponsorship page for more information.

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The 2023 Democracy Gala will be hosted at 

The Anthem

Located on the Wharf in Washington, D.C.

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