Photos up Donna Karan's Urban Zen Foundation/Womensphere celebration!

On March 28, Hope Sings presented the UN Women theme song "One Woman," featuring Traciana Graves and the girls from St. Joseph's High School - Judwina Chery, Krystal Maldonado and Briana Cintron, with Reginal Magloire.


Lots of great women there - Lynn Tilton, Linda Descano, Windows for Widows - amazing!


Photo at Video to come!



Hope Sings song at Donna Karan celebration 3/28

We'll be performing the UN Women song "One Woman" with lead vocalist Traciana Graves and girls from the St. Joseph's High School Girls Choir. Some amazing women are speaking and getting awards (see below). If you are free Monday night, join us!



  • Aidan Madigan-Curtis (Canada) – Bridgewater Associates 
  • Alexandra Linden (USA) – Australian Consulate General’s Office
  • Janera Soerel (Curacao) – Urban Zen Foundation
  • Julissa Rodriguez (USA) – National Association of Latino Elected Officials
  • Firdevs Abacioglu (Turkey) – Time Warner
  • Kesi Gibson (Jamaica)  –  JPMorgan  

LUMINARY AWARDS Honoring Trailblazing Women Leaders who are Shaping the Present & Future

Presented by Madeline Nelson (Urban Zen Foundation) and Analisa Balares (Womensphere)

  • Kathleen Rogers – President, Earth Day Network
  • Lynn Tilton – CEO, Patriarch Partners; Chairman and Owner of over 70 Companies including Arizona Iced Tea, Rand McNally, Stila Cosmetics, Dura Automotive 

TRAILBLAZING WOMEN Showcasing Women Changing the World

  • Madeline Nelson – Chairman, Foundation for Advancement of Women Now (FFAWN)
  • Nicole Schwab – Co-Founder, Gender Equality Project
  • Heather Ibrahim Leathers – Founder & President, Windows for Widows (Egypt) andElaine Barsoom – Co-Founder, Windows for Widows (Egypt)
  • Ayesha Vera-Yu – CEO, Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK)