October 29, 2019New York, NY

2019 Common Sense Awards

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Shed
545 West 30th Street
New York, NY

Reception: 6:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: 7:00 p.m.

Join us as we honor the inspiring innovators, advocates, and creators using media and technology to build a world that works better for kids.

The evening will include music, cocktails, and a sit-down dinner at The Shed to celebrate our honorees and support our work to ensure digital well-being for all kids.

This inspiring benefit event supports our timely reviews and advice, research, and award-winning curriculum, now serving more than 100 million families and educators across the globe. With your partnership, we can continue to ensure kids' digital well-being in today's increasingly tech-driven world.


Michael Bloomberg

Champion For Kids Award

"The Farewell"

Great Family Media Award

Sesame Workshop

Legacy Award

Savannah Guthrie, Today

Spoken Word Artists
Malachi Byrd and Pages Matam


  • Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
  • H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa Al-Thani
  • Diana Nelson and John Atwater
  • Lynne and Marc Benioff
  • Penny and Jim Coulter
  • Roberta and Steve Denning
  • Jennifer Caldwell and John Fisher
  • Margaret and William Hearst
  • Cecilia and Jim Herbert
  • Sonia and Paul Tudor Jones
  • Rochelle and David Ludwig
  • April McClain-Delaney
  • Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
  • Laura and John Overdeck
  • Richard Robinson
  • Samira and Jeff Sine
  • Tracy and Gene Sykes

Host Committee

  • Joan Ai
  • Genevieve and Jeff Boron
  • Reveta and Bob Bowers
  • Nancy and Frank Bynum
  • Richard Carranza
  • Patti and Ray Chambers
  • Anna Coatsworth
  • Rona and Fred Davis
  • Judy and George Davison
  • Martin and Bill Dessoffy
  • Anne Black and Teymour Farman-Farmaian
  • Sharon Wee and Tracy Fu
  • Joni and Scott Grossman
  • Sharon Kessler and Warren Hammerschlag
  • Kim and Alan Hartman
  • Carol Sutton Lewis and William M. Lewis, Jr.
  • Anthony W. Marx
  • Margot McGuinness
  • Averell and Gigi Mortimer
  • Bridget Moynahan
  • Greg O'Melia
  • Lauren Shortt Pinto
  • Pat and John Rosenwald
  • Karen and Patrick Ryan
  • Susan Sachs
  • Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins
  • Jane and Lloyd Sprung
  • Margaret and Allan Steyer
  • Sophie Wade
  • Catherine and Chris Workman

Thank you to our sponsors

For more information, contact Samira Sine at [email protected] or (212) 315-2673.