Originally from Argentina, Ms. Gentili started working as an intern at the LGBT Center in New York City where she found her passion for advocacy and services. She went on to run the Transgender Health Program at Apicha Community Health Center from 2012 to 2016. She is also a contributor to Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community, and is a collaborator with Translatina Network.
WHAT: TLDEF’s Transgender Advocacy Awards: a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and celebration.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 12, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
WHERE: Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue, NYC
WHO: Honouring: Cecilia Gentili (Director of Policy and Public Affairs at GMHC) with TLDEF’s Community Leader Award; Michael Silverman (TLDEF Founder and Special Counsel at the New York City Commission on Human Rights) with TLDEF’s Legacy Award; Nico Lang (Acclaimed Journalist) with TLDEF Visibility Award; law firm, Arnold & Porter, with TLDEF’s Pro Bono Partner of the Year Award; insurance company, Chubb, with TLDEF’s Corporate Partner of the Year Award.