Since 2018, Kapil Longani ’97 has served as chief counsel to New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio. Since the start of the pandemic, Longani has helped shape the city’s plans for reopening schools, creating outdoor dining protocols, and thinking through legal issues around COVID testing and vaccine distribution.
In 24 hours, donors raised a record-breaking $10,040,921 to support Cornell students, programs and research on the university’s seventh Giving Day, March 11. Gifts from 14,411 donors poured in steadily throughout the day, with support from all 50 U.S. states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., as well as nearly 80 countries.
Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day March 11, in a 24-hour campaign bringing together Cornellians around the world to show their support for the university and compete in friendly challenges, a trivia night and more.