For Immediate Release: GC4W to Honor “Global Women Champions” at the 2016 International Women’s Day Awards Gala. The Global Connections for Women Foundation is the recipient of 2015 Best of Manhattan Charity Organization (New York, USA).

NEW YORK October 21st, 2015: Global Connections for Women Foundation – GC4W Annual International Women’s Day Awards & Benefit Gala will honor “Global Women Champions” in Hollywood on Friday, March 4th, 2016 – at a historical landmark in Beverly Hills, California.

With every day, month, and year that passes it seems as though we find ourselves with more reasons to celebrate and remember the struggles overcome, sacrifices made and strides taken towards a world that bears witness to a just and long overdue paradigm shift for women empowerment and gender equality.  From Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean IN to Ariana Huffington’s Thrive – this paradigm shift begins to take form. On a momentous occasion as the GC4W International Women’s Day Awards Gala, it gives us an opportunity to praise select group of distinguished individuals, as Global Women Champions for leading the charge in bringing that paradigm shift closer to reality.

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration that recognizes the social, political and economic achievements of women around the world while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. The GC4W International Women’s Day Awards & Benefit Gala is a high profile event that some of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women for their continued commitment to women empowerment, youth empowerment, and gender equality.

Former President of Malawi, H.E. Dr. Joyce Banda and Lilian Ajayi GC4W FounderThe purpose of this award ceremony is to recognize and celebrate the noble work of deserving women leaders and corporations – who are committed to the advancements of women and girls – and as an encouragement to continue on their individual mission, we honored them as GC4W “Global Women Champion.” At the last GC4W International Women’s Day Awards at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC – We honored Dr. Joyce Banda – the First Female President of Malawi, U.S. Congresswoman Barbara LeeWendy Diamond – Founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Ana C. Rold – Founder of Diplomatic Courier, Melinda Emerson – Small Biz Lady, Michelle King Robson, Sonia Alleyne, Janell HazelwoodLynn S. Cooper, Anastasia Dellaccio – Giving Tuesday and remarkable global champions.

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Our programs and events have been covered by The Huffington Post, Getty Images, Nigeria Television Authority (Africa’s Largest TV Network), Arise TV (BET Network), Diplomatic Courier: Global Magazine, Black Enterprise, Atlanta Voice, CBS Local, All Africa, Ventures Africa, Nigerian Tribute, Vanguard and to name a few.

The 2016 GC4W International Women’s Day Awards & Benefit Gala which will take place at a historical landmark in Beverly Hills, continues a series of initiatives by our growing non-profit organization aimed of recognizing the efforts of “Global Women Champions in Hollywood,” while fundraising for the New School Development for Disabled Girls in the City of Karamajiji.

Once again we’ve shown the world that leading women of diverse backgrounds and multi-disciplines – can come together to collectively celebrate each other’s accomplishments and form a bond to ensure our continued advancements of women in various communities.

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