Tag: Walk This Way

Cigars Under the Stars

On October 7, Rueben and Shivani Dhingra Bajaj hosted an intimate Cigars and Whiskey reception at their beautiful Potomac estate to introduce guests from NY, MD, VA and DC to the amazing work Becky’s Fund is doing to support victims of domestic violence and to break the cycle of violence that passes from generation to generation.

Against a beautiful garden backdrop, these new supporters of Becky’s Fund heard a compelling story from a victim, transformed into a survivor, and encouragement from a former NFL player and mentor to the high school athletes in the Men of Code Program, created by Becky’s Fund and recognized by the White House, the DOJ and ESPN as a model approach to engage young men and boys in the struggle to end domestic and dating violence.

This reception was one of the preliminary events leading up to the 2016 Annual Walk This Way Fashion Event to be held on December 9th at the historic Andrew Mellon Auditorium in DC. Chaired by Shivani Dhingra Bajaj, 2016 Walk This Way will certainly be the must-attend-event of the season for the glamorous and socially responsible in the DMV. Tickets and tables can be purchased at wtwevent.com. Becky’s Fund would like to thank the attendees at the Cigars and Whiskey reception for their time and support, Arian Castañeda for providing the amazing Castaneda cigars, Brian Rayford with walkaboutmedia.us for photographing the event, our volunteers, Erik M. Hicks and the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, for their event support, and Shivani and Rueben Bajaj for opening up their gorgeous home. We look forward to seeing you on December 9th for 2016 Walk This Way!

Becky’s Fund Thanks White Star Investments

Thank you Rueben Bajaj and White Star Investments for your support of 2012 Walk This Way and Becky’s Fund. Without your help, this event could not be possible and we thank you again for your sponsorship.

About White Star: White Star Investments is a privately owned real estate investment and operating firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. White Star specializes in acquiring under-marketed retail real estate investments and proactively building asset value. At White Star their goal is to be the most innovative owner and developer of quality real estate assets in the markets.

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Becky’s Fund Thanks Anchyi Wei Design Studios

Meet Anchyi Wei, concept designer and stylist for the female portion of this year’s WTW, worked with designs from Marti, Bishme Cromartie, Charm Georgetown, Anchyi Wei Design Studio and Melissa Vap and injected domestic violence awareness into the show by having laced-veil and haute-couture sunglasses worn by the models.

Thank you Anchyi Wei for making 2012 Walk This Way a fabulous event!

See her amazing designs from 2012 Walk This Way here

Becky’s Fund Thanks Kojami

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Kojami Inc. enabled Becky’s Fund to take a HUGE step technologically as the event (and other previous events in 2012) was marketed via mobile before, during and after the event. The events application also provided a venue for sponsors and partners to reach their potential audience via mobile advertising through Becky’s Fund mobile network. The live-stream to mobile phones and computers in the region and beyond during the event, was seen by almost 3 times the amount of attendees, sparking hundreds of positive conversations regarding the topic of domestic violence within 24hours.

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Becky’s Fund Thanks NRG Energy

Becky's Fund thanks NRG Energy for their help and support of 2012 Walk This Way. This wonderful event would not have been amazing without your help.

About NRG Energy: NRG Energy is a Fortune 300 company, NRG is at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy. Whether as the largest solar power developer in the country, by building the nation’s first privately funded electric vehicle charging infrastructure or by giving customers the latest smart energy solutions to better manage their energy use, NRG is a pioneer in developing cleaner and smarter energy choices for our customers.

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Becky’s Fund Thank’s Maggie O’Neill and O’Neill Studios

Maggie O’Neill is a Washington, DC based fine artist and the Creative Director of O’Neill Studios, the decorative painting company she founded in 2001.

Ms. O”Neill helped design the 2012 Walk This Way backdrop, furniture and runway set. She assisted, with the talent of Design Operative in constructing the sun glass backdrop on stage for the runway. O”Neill Design Studios” great work in interior design and construction is evident in notable restaurants including OYA, Sei, Sax, Thunder Burger & Bar in DC, Panache Restaurant in VA., and many more! Thank you, O”Neill Studios for helping make #2012WTW a great success this year!

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