Waris Dirie at the CHIME FOR CHANGE advisory board

26 Mar

Waris Dirie has been appointed along Meryl Streep, Aicia Keys, Julia Roberts, Francois Henri-Pinault, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Gordon Brown and others to be part of the high level advisory board of the new GUCCI initiative CHIME FOR CHANGE  http://www.chimeforchange.org/about .

CHIME FOR CHANGE was founded by GUCCI creative director Frida Giannini, Beyoncé Knowles and Salma Hayek-Pinault, to create a community of people, working to promote, education, health and justice for every girl, every woman, everywhere.

CHIME FOR CHANGE is powered by Catapult, the first crowd-funding-site for nonprofit organizations focused on projects for girls and women http://www.catapult.org/ .

Waris Dirie: “I was asked by Frida Giannini to be part of this great initiative and I happily accepted this invitation. It is high-time that girls and women around the globe have equal rights to men.”

GUCCI´s creative Director Frida Giannini with Salma Hayek, Francois Henri-Pinault, Mimi Tang and Waris Dirie in Paris.

The first big event will take place on June 1st, 2013 in London. Beyoncé Knowles will headline the global concert in London as part of GUCCI´s international Campaign CHIME FOR CHANGE which aims to raise funds for female empowerment.

Beyoncé, Timbaland, Rita Ora, John Legend and many more great musicians will participate in this concert at Twickenham Stadium.

The show will be broadcasted live around the globe and will be seen by millions of people.

For more news check out the website: http://www.chimeforchange.org/concert .


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