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Welcome to the 29th Annual

LEAP Year Event

LEAP Year Event Virtual Reception

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 | Virtual Reception Begins 5:30 pm EST

We are so glad you are joining us! If circumstances change and you are no longer able to attend your conversation, please let us know as soon as possible notifying us at or call Alison Bonds at 203-767-7413.

Thursday Virtual Conversations

Commencing after reception at 6:30pm EST

This section is for ticket holders for conversations on Zoom (not in-person dinner parties). To find the password for your zoom link, look for the email LEAP sent you on Tuesday, February 21st! [Search for the subject line: "How to Join Your 2023 LEAP Year Event Dinner Conversation #" in your inbox

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#20: Comfort Food

with Jennifer Clair, Home Cooking  NY

Hosted by Maureen Weaver & Rob Leighton

#21: Warming Up...For the Fight

with Bill McKibben & Mary Evelyn Tucker

Hosted by Sue McDonald & Corey Stone

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with Emily Bazelon and Ross Douthat

Hosted by Allie Perry & Charlie Pillsbury 

#22: A Matter of Civility

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#23: The Big Picture

with Shana C. Waterman and Frank Chi

Hosted by Erin Davis & Clifton Watson 


#5: Talk of the Town

*this conversation starts at 7pm*

with Michelle Wilde Anderson

Hosted by Kasia Lipska & Jake Halpern

*Note: This is primarily an in-person dinner with the Guest of Honor on Zoom & opportunity for 10 additional guests to join on Zoom

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