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Dream Big 2022

Dream Big

A Celebration of Opportunity

Dream Big Scholarship Recipients Tanzina Sumona, Halla Albukhaiti, Nicole Rodriguez, and Evan Ye.

Dream Big Honoree Jason Scheir and Board Member Stephen Goldstein.

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, business partners, students, and friends who celebrated with us at the 12th Annual Dream Big—A Celebration of OpportunityYou helped raise more than $1.3 million for Futures and Options!

Our 2022 Dream Big Award honoree Jason Scheir, Partner and Head of U.S. Hybrid Value at Apollo, was recognized for his contributions to community service, youth mentoring, and development of youth career opportunities and pipelines.

We also celebrated our Dream Big Scholars: Barbara L. Christen Scholar Halla Albukhaiti, Patricia S. Machir Scholar Nicole Rodriguez, and Dream Big Scholarship Finalists Tanzina Sumona and Evan Ye. Each will receive financial scholarships to support their college education.

Because of your tremendous support, we can continue to offer and expand our transformative career exploration and readiness programming, mentorship opportunities, and paid internships to New York City's talented youth.


Futures and Options is deeply grateful to our 2022 Dream Big corporate and individual sponsors for their generous support of our career development program for New York City's youth.  

Visionary $50,000+

Champion $25,000+

Optimist $15,000+

Believer $10,000+

Akin Gump Hauer Strauss & Feld LLP

Brigade Capital Management

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Jennifer & Thane Carlston

Centerbridge Partners

Centerview Partners LLC

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

FTI Consulting

Lynne & Stephen Goldstein

Greenhill & Co.


H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC

Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

Jennifer & David Johnston

King & Spalding


Mayer Brown LLP

Milbank LLP

Morrison Foerster

Kate Nadolny & Matthew Settle

Perella Weinberg Partners

PJT Partners


Ropes & Gray LLP

Rothschild & Co.

Caitlin & Jason Scheir

Roopesh Shah

Simpson Thacher

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP


Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Dreamer $5,000+

Allen & Overy LLP

Ankura Consulting Group

Aristeia Capital

Atlantic-Pacific Capital

Birch Lake Holdings, LP

Blackstone Credit

Bracewell LLP

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Chainlink Relationship Marketing

Chilmark Partners

Clifford Chance

Colbeck Capital Management

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Diameter Capital Partners


Ernst & Young LLP

The Flynn Family

Fortress Investment Group

Goldman Sachs

Lisa Grushkin

HG Vora Capital Management, LLC

Colleen Hsia


Knighthead Capital Management, LLC

Beth Friedman Lurie & Mark Lurie

Katie & Patrick Machir

Erin Murphy & Sean Connolly

Michelle & Hugh Nelson

Opportune LLP

Dan Pombo

Sarah & Robert Ramirez

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Rachel & Daniel Tannebaum

Bettina Teodoro & Will Iwaschuk

Erin & Paul Teske

Treasure Hill Foundation

US Acute Care Solutions

Vinson & Elkins LLP

WSFS Global Capital Markets

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Futures and Options is a nonprofit career development and paid internship program for New York City youth.

111 Broadway, Suite 1602. New York, NY 10006. 212-601-0002.