The third Gordon Parks Awards Dinner honored Arianna Huffington, Karl Lagerfeld, Spike Lee, Sir Ken Robinson and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. The Awards were presented by Tim Armstrong, Blue Man Group, Richard Plepler, Emily Rafferty and Ingrid Sischy. Iman served as Mistress of Ceremonies. The Foundation also launched the HBO/Gordon Parks Film Scholarship which was awarded to Alma Rosario, a student at the Ghetto Film School.
"Gordon Parks caught our conscience through his images, words, and his music."