SHARED INTEREST'S 26TH ANNIVERSARY

VIRTUAL GALA AWARDS 2020

CELEBRATING THE POWER OF WOMEN IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 @ 7:00 PM EST

Join us on September 9th for Shared Interest’s very first virtual Gala.

 

Save your suits and dresses for another day and tune in from your couch for an unforgettable evening Celebrating the Power of Southern African Women. This extraordinary pandemic has forced us to rethink every facet of business as usual, including our annual Gala. Instead of canceling our largest annual fundraiser, we’re bringing it to you!

Co-Chairs: 

Stanley, Marion, Paul, Sara, Edward & Sharon Bergman

Susan and Regan Pritzker

Tim Smith

EVENING ITINERARY:

7:00 PM EST: Live Virtual Gala Program 

8:00 PM EST: Live Freedom After-Party with DJ AQ

LOCATION:

Stream live on Facebook and YouTube from the comfort of your home

Everyone is invited to join this free event by clicking REGISTER.

We only ask that you consider making a donation to support Shared Interest as we fulfill our vital mission to mobilize the resources of Southern Africa's economically disenfranchised communities.

Contributions for the virtual gala are 100% tax-deductible as allowed by the law. For more information, contact Shukura Shears at shukura@sharedinterest.org. 

HOSTED BY

MAKHO NDLOVU

MEDIA PERSONALITY

HONORING

FELICIA MABUZA-SUTTLE

South African Talk Show Host, Activist and Entrepreneur

SOPHIA WILLIAMS DE BRUYN

Recipient of Isitwalandwe/Seaparankwe

South African Anti-Apartheid Activist and Co-Leader of the 1956 Women's March in South Africa

THANK YOU TO OUR:

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Pamela and Harry Belafonte | Honorable David N. Dinkins Danny Glover Ambassador Antonio Gumende 

Ambassador Barbara Masekela Ambassador Jerry Matjila Phumzile Mlambo Ngucka Elinor and Max Sisulu   

Ambassador Sheila Sisulu Consul General Momtumsi Tawana Susan L. Taylor and Khephra Burns

HOST COMMITTEE

Alan Altschuler Penelope Andrews Richard & Gay Harter Anne H. Hess & Craig Kaplan  

Arlene Holt Baker Diane Keefe & John Levin Gay MacDougall Vincent & Anne Mai 

Nancy Meyer & Marc Weiss Harriett Olson Yvonne O’Neal Archley Prudent & Hugh Gallagher 

Amelie Ratliff Suzanne Salomon Judy Turnock | Mary Zients

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Timothy H. Smith, Chair Penelope Andrews Aleah Bacquie Vaughn Dr. Adrienne Y. Bailey 

Alonzo Fulgham Diane Keefe Sarah Leshner Carvalho Linnie McLean Ricardo Michel 

Teboho Moja Louise Nankiinga Jehiel Oliver Matthew W. Patsky Dave Reddy Stieneke Samuel 

Ron Shiffman Phindile Spies Rev. Richard L. Tolliver David Wildman

LIVE STREAMING FREEDOM AFTER-PARTY

Dance the night away in your home with live beats provided by DJ AQ

Live Stream on Facebook and YouTube

8:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

TICKETS:

FREE VIRTUAL ENTRY WITH REGISTRATION

BEATS PROVIDED BY: 

DJ AQ

Co-Chairs: 

Laurent Delly

Quebec Mlamuli Miya

Sandra Zikalala

Roy and Shukura Shears

Archley Prudent and Hugh Gallagher

For more information, contact Shukura Shears at shukura@sharedinterest.org. 

DONATE

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With your generous support, thousands more Southern Africans this year will gain access to local capital, secure livelihoods and hope for a better future.

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