Contact: Andy Gelb, Slate PR, (310) 461-0111, email@example.com
WHO: Honorees Gloria Steinem, and Salma Hayek Pinault, hosted by Kathy Griffin, with presenters, Quincy Jones, Mia Maestro and Congresswoman Maxine Waters and a live performance by Raining Jane. Event committee co-chairs Sue Smalley, PhD and Paula Ravets, PhD. Honorary host committee members and other attendees included Rosanna Arquette, Tobin Bell, Angelica Celaya, Priyanka Chopra, Dana Delaney, Chloe Flower, Hill Harper, Jillian Morgese, Dawn Olivieri, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Paul Reiser, Lynda Resnick, Joss Whedon, Mae Whitman and Daphne Zuniga.
WHAT: Equality Now was among the first international human rights organizations to focus on the human rights of women and girls through legal advocacy and public grassroots activism across the globe. The night brought together a diverse and dynamic group of change makers, celebrities and philanthropists to honor Gloria Steinem and Salma Hayek Pinault for their work on gender equality and to celebrate the work of Equality Now. The event, an intimate evening for 300 guests, was hosted by Kathy Griffin, and featured a mix of music, film and theater. The evening was made possible through the generous support of GUCCI and Skype. The event was produced by Control Room.
Additional honorary host committee members included Tobin Bell, Maria Bello, Kimberly and Albert Brooks, Lizzy Caplan, Dana Delany, Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Alyson Hannigan, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Helen Hunt, Rashida Jones, Christine Lahti, Brie Larson, Jay Leno, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Teresa Palmer, Meg Ryan, David Steinberg, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
WHEN: Monday, November 3, 2014
WHERE: Montage Hotel, 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
RSVP: Rachael Trager, Slate PR / (310) 461-0111, firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE: Founded in 1992, Equality Now is an international human rights organization that works to protect and promote the rights of women and girls around the world in the areas of Discrimination in Law, Sexual Violence, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sex Trafficking, with a cross-cutting focus on adolescent girls. Equality Now combines grassroots activism with international, regional and national legal advocacy to achieve legal and systemic change to benefit women and girls, and works to ensure that governments enact and enforce laws and policies that uphold their rights. The organization’s Equality Action Network is comprised of groups and individuals in nearly every country in the world. www.equalitynow.org.