FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2008
Kelly Castagnaro, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-801-1266 (o), 646-707-1004 (c)
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH COALITION
TO HONOR GLOBAL LEADERS AT SEVENTH ANNUAL GALA
February 11, 2008, New York, NY - The International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) will hold its Seventh Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on February 12, 2008.
Each year, IWHC recognizes individuals who demonstrate an exceptional
commitment to the health and human rights of women and girls. This
year, IWHC honors Kati Marton and Muhammad Yunus for their global
leadership and achievements.
WHO: Honoree, Kati Marton
Journalist, Author & IWHC Board Chair
Honoree, Muhammad Yunus
2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner & Founder, Grameen Bank
Special Guest, Bernard Kouchner
Minister of Foreign & European Affairs of France
Special Guest, Samantha Power
Journalist & Professor, Harvard University
Coalition Partner, Grace Osakue
Co-founder, Girls' Power Initiative
Emcee, Judy Woodruff
Senior Correspondent, News Hour with Jim Lehrer
WHAT: IWHC, Seventh Annual Gala,
Invest in Women, Invest in the World
WHEN: Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 6:30pm
WHERE: Cipriani 42nd Street
110 East 42nd Street
New York City
IWHC's annual gala brings together influential and distinguished
corporate, philanthropic and feminist leaders, key journalists and
editors, Ambassadors to the United Nations, and other policymakers to
stand together with women and girls worldwide.
Major benefactors include Anglo American Group Foundation and De Beers Group.