The Global Gift Foundation USA, in collaboration with the Eva Longoria Foundation, hosted its second Women’s Empowerment Luncheon and Speakers Panel in Los Angeles on May 10, 2018 at Yardbird Southern Table and Bar. The initiative raised funds for both Global Gift Foundation USA and the Eva Longoria Foundation USA.Eva Longoria served as Honorary Chair and Key Note speaker for the star-studded affair. Attendees included panelists Brooke Burke, Actress, Influencer, Podcaster and Operation Smile Ambassador; – Emiliana Guereca - Founder Women’s March LA Foundation; Janice Freeman – Singer, Song Writer, Season 13 Contestant The Voice; Patty Rodriguez - Senior Radio Producer of On Air with Ryan Seacrest; in addition Yarel Ramos - Univision’s Journalist on Edicion Digital was the Host & Moderator.
Key partners included Cybex Car Seats and Strollers, Evenflo, Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, Haute Living, Duke Bourbon, in addition to In-Kind supporters Exquistamente, and Sol Luna Events.
Other celebrities, philanthropists and socialites in attendance included: Andrea Novado - Actress and Philanthropist; Courtney Lopez - Actress, Signer, Producer; Kristen Bellamy – Model, Influencer, Blogger; Leonardo Rocco - Celebrity Hair Stylist – Rocco Donna; Lorena Garcia - Chef, Entrepreneur, Cookbook Author; Lorena Vernal – Actress, TV Host, Model; Melanie Griffith – Actress and Philanthropist; Sindy Lazo - Celebrity Chef “MasterChef Latino 2018 Winner”; Rosana Arquette - Actress and Philanthropist.
Attendees enjoyed hor’s d’ourves and a reception featuring Duke Bouron cocktials, a three-course lunch including Yardbird Southern Table & Bar’s famous fried chicken and cheddar waffles, raffle consisting of the prizes generously donated by CYBEX which included the Evenflo Pivot Travel System and CYBEX Anna K Space Rocket Collection; BeGlammed makeovers; Black Orquid jewelry pieces; products from Proexis; Rocco Donna make-overs; San Antonio Winery wine basket; and Spa at the Glen gift certificate. The afternoon also featured an incredibly soulful live performance by Janice Freeman. Attendees left with gifts from MyIntent Braclets, Rocco Donna Professional, Sunglass Museum, Foreo, and Women’s March Los Angeles.
The Global Gift Foundation USA was proud to once again unite with the Eva Longoria Foundation, to INSPIRE, UNITE, EDUCATE, MOTIVATE women from different backgrounds, professional fields and age groups in an effort to celebrate each other’s GROWTH & SUCCESSES.