— The Womanity Foundation raises CHF 2 million for the empowerment of girls and women at its gala evening in Geneva.
The Womanity Foundation welcomed an enthusiastic crowd of over 1000 guests to its biannual fundraising gala on the night of 30-31st January 2014. A record amount of CHF 2 million was collected during the evening. These revenues are entirely dedicated to fund programmes in support of disadvantaged women and girls conducted by Womanity and its partners in Afghanistan, Brazil, India, and the Middle East and North Africa region, and elsewhere.
The first of the beautiful Hublot “Womanity” special edition Omega Replica watches UK for women and for men, produced exclusively for the Foundation in a limited edition were auctioned in the presence of Jean-Claude Biver of Hublot himself. They were sold for 60’000 CHF.
Other lots included a spectacular vintage Rolls Royce customized by Jean Claude Jitrois; a unique FIAT 500 designed by Francesca Versace for the occasion; a SMART car decorated by Philippe Pasqua; works of contemporary art, including a dazzling portrait of Brigitte Bardot painted live by Michael Raivard and a sculpture of the Duo MainTenant by Eleanor Cardozo.
The many guest of the event included French Minister Yamina Benguigui, Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele of Chopard, Francesca Versace, Jean-Claude Jitrois, singer Ayo, and Philippe Pasqua,and many other personalities.