(Photo l to r: Dr. Emma Filipe, Jim Luce, Eva Ritvo, MD)


Eva Ritvo, MD and Dr. Emma Filipe, IBM Corp. Social Responsibility (CSR) Studio Leader-Partner, Global Business Services, were honored with the Clare Boothe Luce Award at the Luce Foundation Gala on February 28, 2019, at the Princeton Clubin New York City. 

The Clare Boothe Luce Award was presented by Jim Luce, Founder of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation. Named for Clare Boothe Luce, a member of the US House of Representatives and the first female US Ambassador, she was a charismatic, forceful public speaker whose life embraced international service and a Renaissance woman. Previous award recipients include The Honorable Consul General Dr. Geneive Brown Metzger, founder & president of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation and former Consul General of Jamaica to New York; Emma Ph.D. of Spain; and  Khaliya, previously the Princess Khaliya Aga Khan.