The 2011 AOL/Huffington Post Game Changers Awards At Skylight Soho

by Anita Lau · October 19, 2011

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    Last night, The Huffington Post and AOL hosted the 2011 ‘Game Changers’ Awards Ceremony star studded guest list stepped out to celebrate the at the Skylight Soho.

    The 100 Game Changers Award Winners are visionaries and leaders who have changed the way we look at the world and the way we live in it.

    [Governor Andrew Cuomo] [Picture via BFA]

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo was awarded "Game Changer of the Year."

    Honorees and presenters in attendance included: President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington, AOL CEO and Chairman Tim Armstrong, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mario Cuomo, Brian Williams, Gayle King, Tom Freston, Jennifer Egan, Harold Koda, Bob Cunningham, Kim Kardashian , Elaine Wynn, Ron Meyer, Kelly Meyer, Daphne Oz, Dr. Oz, Beau Biden, Eric Schneiderman, Barry Bergdoll, Daniel Hernandez, Andrew Hunt, Jann Wenner, Grace Hightower, Nora Ephron, Diana Nyad, Cindi Leive, and Pat Cleveland.

    The Occupy Wall Street protesters were also on hand, apparently there for Andrew Cuomo (see bottom of post).

    [Kim Kardashian, Jessica White] [Picture via BFA]

    Other guests included Cheryl Hines, Matthew Modine, Lisa Anastos, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, China Machado, Yvonne Force Villareal, Doreen Remen, Thelma Golden, Lorenzo Martone, Ann Dexter-Jones, Nelson George, Kenny Scharf, LuAnn De Lesseps, Caio Fonseca, Sandy Gallin, Gene Pressman, Gabrielle Reece, Hamilton Fish, Veronica De La Cruz, Sharon Bush, Lauren Remington Platt, Vikram Chatwal, Anna van Ravenstein, Noel van Ravenstein, Paul van Ravenstein, and Kyle MacLachlan, among others.

    [Tim Armstrong, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Arianna Huffington, Former Governor Mario Cuomo] [Picture via BFA]

    [Kim Kardashian] [ Picture via BFA]

    [Eric Schneiderman, Arianna Huffington, Beau Biden]

    [Arianna Huffington, Matthew Modine, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Gayle King]

    [Arianna Huffington, Jennifer Egan]

    [Dr. Oz]

    [Tom Freston, Grace Hightower]

    [Elaine Wynn, Arianna Huffington, Sandy Gallin]

    [Bethann Hardison, Norma Jean Darden, Alva Chinn, Arianna Huffington, Billie Blair, Charlene Dash, Pat Cleveland]

    [Alina Puscau, Pat Cleveland, Anna van Ravenstein]

    [Paul van Ravenstein, Pat Cleveland, Noel van Ravenstein, Lucia Sorrenti, Anna van Ravenstein]


    [Lisa Anastos, Arianna Huffington]

    [Anouk Lepere, Bai Ling,Veronica De La Cruz]

    [Juliana Rotich, Cameron Thomson]

    [Arianna Huffington]

    [Lisa Anastos, Kyle Heller]

    [Jann Wenner, Arianna Huffington, Tom Freston]

    [Arianna Huffington, Diana Nyad]

    [Arianna Huffington]

    [Countess Luann De Lesseps, Lauren Remington Platt]

    [Picture via BFA]

    Stealing the spotlight from the nominees was Naomi Wolf, who was taking part in an anti-corporate greed protest just around the corner of where the event was held. The feminist author was arrested for not cooperating and ignoring police warnings to stay off the streets.