2019 Benefit Reception

2019 Benefit Gala

Thursday, February 7, 2019

6:30 to 8:30 pm


Hosted by

H.E. Dr. Wolfgang Waldner, Ambassador of Austria at the Embassy of Austria


Gala Co-Chairs
Angel Braestrup & Mark J. Spalding
Shelley Cohen
Diana Lady Dougan
Marion Guggenheim
Gregory McGruder
Josie Merck
Dane Nichols
Liz Norton
Peter O’Brien
Jenny Springer & L. Michael Cantor
Jane Stetson & E. William Stetson III
Susan Vitka & Peter Fox-Penner


Eventbrite - 2018 Embassy Gala


The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) is grateful to the Ambassador of Austria,

H.E. Dr. Wolfgang Waldner for hosting our 2019 Benefit Gala.


This year’s event will honor Juliet Eilperin for Excellence in Journalism.

A born-and-bred Washingtonian, Juliet Eilperin has worked on The Washington Post’s

national desk for 20 years, covering the White House, Congress, the environment and a host

of domestic and international policy matters. Ms. Eilperin now serves the Post’s senior national

affairs correspondent, focusing on the environment and other domestic issues.


This annual event raises critical funds for the upcoming Festival in Washington, D.C.

from March 14-24, 2019. Tickets start at $175.


For more information contact Monica Schorn

(202-342-2564 or monica@dceff.org)