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Young Leadership Council

The Young Leadership Council

The mission of the TBHC’s Young Leadership Council (YLC) is to increase awareness and support of TBHC among individuals in the 22-49 age group. The YLC is a subset The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation and encourages the involvement of young professionals by accommodating busy work/life schedules.

YLC members serve as ambassadors to the community. They have opportunities to meet with select TBHC medical professionals and administrators to share what they and their peers look for in choosing a medical center or physician. They promote the Hospital through their own series of special events. And they help raise funds for designated projects.  Additionally, YLC members are invited to attend select Trustee and Foundation meetings. Each member is asked to give or raise a minimum of $1,000 per year.

Past Events

Sufjan Stevens Round-Up  January 20th, 2015

Funds raised at this event will be used for Intensive CAIR, offered by the ArtWorks, the Naomi Cohain Foundation, a creative arts workshop program offered to children and families living with chronic and life-threatening illness, providing a creative outlet for our pediatric patients with cancer and blood disorders.

(pictured Xamayla Rose-Persadi, Sufjan Stevens, Amy Sokal, Vijay ManthripragadA, Joseph V. Melillo)

(pictured Vijay Manthripragada, Erin Brent, Andrew Randak, Deeba Zivari, Brielle Milano, Uzoma Ukomadu, MD, Xamayla Rose-Persadi, Lev Slootsky)

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens puts his expressive voice and exuberant orchestrations in the service of unabashed wonder at the world. At BAM, he has serenaded both the heavens (Planetarium, 2013 Winter/Spring) and the highway (The BQE, 2007 Next Wave) and, on his albums, everything from the Chinese zodiac to the state of Illinois.

In this BAM commissioned work, Stevens turns his gaze to the rodeo, in all its bull-riding, calf-roping, and barrel racing glory. Based on slow-motion footage shot by sibling filmmakers Aaron and Alex Craig at the 2013 Pendleton Round-Up in Oregon—and featuring piano and percussion performed by new music ensemble Yarn/Wire—Round-Upis a musical and cinematic portrait of a classic American tradition.

Additonal Past Events

Transforming healthcare in Brooklyn
Town Hall Discussion at Brooklyn Law School. Local policy leaders and hospital administrators will discuss healthcare coverage in Brooklyn and present their vision for the future.
Click here to watch this event.

Online Donation

For more information regarding the Young Leadership Council contact: 

Missy Sirola, Development Manager - 
(718) 250-6514 

Young Leadership Council List Webpage

Young Leadership Council

Adam Alshawish
TD Bank

Erin Brent
NYU School of Dentistry

Ali Esmaeilzadeh
Forest City Ratner Companies

Joseph Kohl-Riggs
Hudson Companies

Brielle Milano
Raaka Chocolate

Enrique Naudon
Bloomberg LP

Jason Niad

Stephen Palmese
Cushman & Wakefield

Andrew Randak
Fieldpoint Private

Xamayla Rose-Persadi
Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

Josh Schneps

Schneps Communication

Lev Slootsky

TPG Capital

Uzoma Ukomadu, MD
The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Van Vu

Boehriner Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Deeba Zivari