Seele Magazine attended the National Italian American Foundation's 2018 spring gala at Cipriani's on 42nd Street in NYC. It was a night of all things Italian-American where 4 honorees received achievement awards for the work they are doing in the United States.
Last night, the Yunus Emre Enstitüsü in Washington, D.C. and the Institute of Technology, Economics and Diplomacy (INTED) hosted a gala for the Screening of the movie “Ayla: Daughter of War.” The movie was the Turkish official candidate for the best Foreign Language Film entry in the Oscars 2017, and depicts the scary face of the Korean War and tells the story of a Korean orphan, Ayla, and a Turkish solider, Sergeant Ismail Süleyman.
The CARE Global Leaders Network is working in Africa to bring food security. About half of the population of Southern Africa struggles every day to find enough food to eat, and more than 12 million children under age 5 are malnourished.
LIVING BLUE is a catalyst to improve conditions for women. In Bangladesh they are benefitting women artisans who make scarves and designs, which are sold in the West. The profit supports these women artisans and their families. The project has increased wages, food and nutrition security and health for more than 7500 families in 121 rural communities across Bangladesh.
Recently, Seele interviewed, Beth Solomon, the Managing Director of External Affairs and Development for the Network. The interview was done in conjunction with a reception that the Network held last night at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC, supporting Afghan Girls and Their Dreams.
The Innovation Conference was hosted by Hillsong Youth UK, and was aimed at youth and young adult leaders and pastors from across Europe. The day was packed full with engaging speakers, panel discussions, praise and worship, and breakout sessions.
There were over 50,000 country music fans that enjoyed live performances from the biggest country music stars in the world as well emerging artists from the UK, Europe and North America at the 2017 Country 2 Country Music Festival in London.
The Little Market is an online fair trade shop founded by Hannah Skvarla and Lauren Conrad. The Little Market is a nonprofit, charitable organization started with the aim to empower artisans around the world, by giving their partner artisans an online platform to sell their products.
To the Market, founded by CEO, Jane Mosbacher Morris, economically empowers vulnerable women through artisan enterprise. They connect artisan groups employing survivors of abuse, conflict, and disease to consumers and businesses seeking social impact products.