The ELYSIAN x Medjet Perfect Escape Cocktail Party Connects Women From All Over the World

The Medjet event in NYC brought together an international group of ELYSIAN Inspiring Women to converge and discuss the theme of health and wellness.

On Tuesday, July 22, women flew from near and far to join The ELYSIAN Circle of Inspiring Women for the ELYSIAN x Medjet Perfect Escape Cocktail party. Hosted in a lush, historic Soho loft, Inspiring Women from all over the world converged and conversed surrounded by the beautiful art of internationally recognized artist Edwina Sandys. Her work follows a theme of highlighting the beauty and strength of women, creating the perfect backdrop for forging connections.

In keeping with the gathering’s theme of health and wellness, the event was sponsored by Medjet, an air medical transport company that provides international travel security, represented by Sheri Howell, ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman to be featured in the Fall 2019 issue. 

It was a wonderful evening that brought together women from all over the world, including current and former ambassadors, designers, entrepreneurs, authors and artists. ELYSIAN would like to thank all of our wonderful attendees for making the evening wonderfully memorable. Cheers to the #Medjetset!

Edwina Sandys, artist, sculptor and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Mary Rogers McMaster, holistic wellness coach; Tara Sherbert, Managing Partner of Moxie Investment Funds, TMS Development, and Sherbert Consulting and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman.

Jennifer Justice, Co-Founder, The Justice Dept and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Kara Ross, jewelry designer and CFDA board member; Fern Mallis, Founder, NY Fashion Week, former executive director of the CFDA, former senior vice president of IMG Fashion, and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman.

Amel Derragui, Founder, Tandem Nomads and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Chitra Narayanan, five-time Ambassador of India, strategic advisor; journalist, publisher and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Judyth Nsababera, Founder, Project Hope Africa, global-level project operations leader, roving ambassador to Uganda and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman.

Rebecca Singelenberg, Account Supervisor, Geoffrey Weill Associates; Codie Steensma, Deputy Managing Editor, GQ Magazine.

Mary Rogers McMaster, holistic wellness coach; Judyth Nsababera, Founder, Project Hope Africa, global-level project operations leader, roving ambassador to Uganda and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Sasha K. Gordon, actress.

Martha Wiedemann, Wellness Director, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St Moritz, Ayurvedic expert and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Mia Ljungberg Nevado, CEO, Little Valet.

 

Sheri Howell, Head of Marketing & Communications, Medjet.

Codie Steensma; Daja Dial, Miss South Carolina 2015 and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Annette Goodwin; Mary Rogers McMaster; Becca Singelenberg; Francesca Nicoli.

Jennifer Justice, Co-founder, The Justice Dept and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman; Jaclynn Jarrett, Founder and former publisher of Nylon Magazine and ELYSIAN Chief Business Officer; Jina Song, Creative Director, Coty.

Carolyn Vanagel, President, Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival.

 

Tara Sherbert, Managing Partner of Moxie Investment Funds, TMS Development, and Sherbert Consulting, and ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman.

Karen Floyd, Publisher and CEO, ELYSIAN; Jina Song, Creative Director, Coty.

 

Sasha K. Gordon, Chitra Narayanan and Fern Mallis.

Mia Ljungberg Nevado, Tara Sherbert and Eva Rubinstein.

 

Sculptures by artist, ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman and our gracious host for the evening, Edwina Sandys.

Artwork by Edwina Sandys.

 

Mary Rogers McMaster and Karen Fragala Smith, Senior Fashion Writer, ELYSIAN.

A snapshot from Edwina Sandy’s artful loft in Soho.

 

Take-home gifts for guests.

 

The evening featured signature Medjet-themed cocktails – “The Perfect Escape” and “On the Horizon.”

 

Chitra Narayanan and Angie Woodard, Photography Coordinator, ELYSIAN.

A cheeky nod to Sir Winston Churchill, the grandfather of our host, Edwina Sandys.

Kara Ross, Sheri Howell and Edwina Sandys.

Rob Springer, Media Director, ELYSIAN.

 

Fern Mallis, Edwina Sandys, Karen Floyd, Chitra Narayanan and Martha Wiedemann.

Jaclynn Jarrett, Annette Goodwin and Edwina Sandys.

 

 

Amel Derragui and Karen Floyd.

Stephanie Baptiste, Curator of Medium Tings, featured in the ELYSIAN Summer 2019 Women in Art & Finance issue.

 

Tara Sherbert, Cassi Sherbert and Jaclynn Jarrett.

Martha Wiedemann, Judyth Nsababera and Mary Rogers McMaster.

 

Jaclynn Jarrett and Jennifer Justice.

ELYSIAN cover models, Cassie Sherbert and Rachel Castellani.

 

Amel Derragui, Karen Floyd and Chitra Narayanan.

Chitra Narayanan and Ruby Kubac, Social Media Manager, ELYSIAN.

 

Guests chatting at the event.

Abby Deering, Executive Editor, ELYSIAN; Emily Mason, Director, Silver Point Capital; Laura Bond, Senior Design Developer, Marc Jacobs.

 

Medjet is the premier air medical transport and crisis response program for travelers.  Recommended by just about every travel expert under the sun, they are the preferred protectors of celebrities, athletes, Fortune 500 executives and the NFL. They have individual, family and corporate memberships that can protect you too.  Take trips, not chances! Learn more.

To view the complete photo gallery from the ELYSIAN x Medjet Perfect Escape in New York City, click here.

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