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Voss Foundation’s 8th Annual Women Helping Women New York

A luncheon to improve the lives of African women and their communities by providing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene; and to celebrate global female empowerment.

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When & Where

Wednesday, November 8th
12:00PM African Bazaar opens
12:30PM Luncheon

Dream Downtown
355 W. 16th Street

2017 Mistress of Ceremonies

Susan Fales-Hill, Writer, Producer, Author

2017 Honorees

Cynthia Erivo

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-Winning Actress

 

Tamron Hall

Award-Winning Journalist

Event Committee

Frederick Anderson
Georgie Badiel
Dawn Brown
Shannon Broyles-Beale
Lydia Carlston
Patrice Casanova
Cristina Cuomo

Chris Chambers
Laura Currie
Sophie Elgort
Susan Fales-Hill
Lindy Gad
Kara Gerson
Andrea Greeven Douzet

Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton
Angelina Jolin
Katherine Kung
Debra Lee
Sandy Leong
Eric Ligan
Mariama Mounir Camara

Edris Nicholls
Dale Noelle
Beth O’Donnell
Rachel Paletsky
Amy Sacco
Maya Samuelsson
Kristen & Seth Whalen

100% of proceeds support Voss Foundation’s efforts to provide access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa and to raise awareness of the ongoing need in the region. Proceeds from all 2017 Women Helping Women lunches will be contributed to the Charlot D. Malin Commemorative Fund in honor of our late board member.

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Thank you to our sponsors.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Mona Lipson at Voss Foundation at 212.995.2255 ext. 304 or mona@vossfoundation.org.

For press and ticket inquiries, please contact Deborah at Deborah Hughes, Inc. at (212) 727-2220 or deb@deborahhughesinc.com.

ABOUT VOSS FOUNDATION

Voss Foundation is dedicated to providing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa, and raising awareness of the ongoing need in the region. Founded by the directors of VOSS of Norway ASA as an independent 501(c)(3), Voss Foundation has offices in New York and Oslo. Since our inception in 2008, Voss Foundation has funded 154 water access points and 467 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Mali, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Swaziland, and Uganda.

 

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN

Women Helping Women (WHW) or “Kvinner hjelper Kvinner,” in Norwegian, is a Voss Foundation global, grassroots initiative that brings together champions of clean water to improve the lives of women and their communities worldwide. Since 2009, the WHW network has raised over $985,000 to fund water access points and sanitation facilities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Swaziland, and Uganda. In addition to Women Helping Women New York City, 2017 WHW events took place in San Francisco (March 13) and Hamptons (August 7th).

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Amy Harclerode, Chairman; Jan Eystein Saeboe, Treasurer; Engebret O’Fenke, Secretary; Knut Brundtland; Robert (Tenny) Field; Amikaeyla Gaston; Sanjay Rawal; Monika Szymurska

STAFF

Mona Lipson, Director of Strategic Advancement & Corporate Citizenship; Caitlin Rackish, Program Director;
Anette Krosby, European Representative; Cecilie Malm Brundtland, European Representative; Nicola Pozernick, Accounting Services; Maria Keasey, Intern

For more information, please visit www.vossfoundation.org

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