The IX Annual Gala will honor three individuals for their civic and philanthropic activities in Brazil: Bernardo Paz, Founder, Inhotim Institute, Luciano Huck, President-Director, Criar Institute, and Renata Camargo Nascimento, President of the Board, Comunitas. Carlos Saldanha, Film Director, will be honored with a Brazilian Community Award for his work promoting Brazilian culture and awareness of the plight of endangered species.