Building on the wildly successful inaugural celebration at the Harvard Club of New York in 2014, GC4W continues its rich tradition and important work of recognizing and celebrating women leaders from around the globe who are making a difference in the fight for women empowerment. The theme for the 2015 GC4W International Women’s Day Awards & Benefit Gala celebration will be “Connecting for Women Empowerment” as GC4W focuses attention towards progress on the 3rd Goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations President Joyce Banda.
GC4W was founded in response to this UN mandate and the foundation’s aim to enrich the lives of 100 thousand women President Joyce Banda and youth by the end of 2015 is strategically aligned to support its achievement.
The 2015 International Women’s Day celebration will be highlighted by a keynote address from the Former President of Malawi Dr. Joyce Banda, one of the very first Female Presidents in Africa.
Honorable Dr. Banda will focus her remarks on the importance of investing in young girls and women. As with past award recipients such as Jenna Fernandes, Denise Ajayi-Williams, Amy Hixon, Teresa Clarke, Chief Temitope Ajayi, and the Honorable U. Joy Ogwu, Dr. Banda represents a 2015 class of honorees that hail from both the public and private sectors, including prominent global women leaders, CEOs, NGO leaders, Government officials, Magazine Editors, Grammy Award Winner, GC4W Champions, and Several others President Joyce Banda.
Honorees will descend on Washington DC from diverse geographical origins with dignitaries and social innovators traveling from the United Kingdom, Malawi, Uganda, Nigeria, United States, Canada, and more to join the celebration President Joyce Banda.