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GEANCO FOUNDATION HOLLYWOOD GALA

About This Gala Registration

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 10 as we gather in support of those suffering in Nigeria!


Our Gala is co-chaired by acclaimed actors David OyelowoChiwetel Ejiofor and features special guest Charlize Theron!!


Proceeds will fund our David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls, which provides tuition, room & board, medical care and social and psychological support to young female victims of terrorism and gender inequality. Donations will also underwrite our special medical missions, through which we provide free complex surgeries to poor Nigerians.


Venue: SLS Hotel (Garden Room & Terrace)

Self-pay valet parking at the hotel


6pm - 7:30pm: VIP Reception will include Africa-influenced hors d'oeuvres, open bar with premium beer and wine, Nigerian music, and a silent auction featuring exquisite jewelry, gourmet dining experiences, and tickets and signed items from the Lakers, Rams and more.

 

The Program will commence at 7:30pm with a live African performance and a celebrity keynote panel discussion.


Dress code is Hollywood Chic or African traditional

All ticket purchases are nonrefundable


HONORARY CHAIR

Benedict Cumberbatch (Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange, Sherlock)


CO-CHAIRS

David Oyelowo (Gringo, SelmaQueen of Katwe)

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, Doctor Strange, The Martian)

Mark Johnson (Oscar- and Emmy-winning Producer of Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Rain Man, The Chronicles of Narnia)


SPECIAL GUEST

Charlize Theron (Philanthropist & Oscar-winning actress)


HOST COMMITTEE

Billy Ray - Director and Oscar-nominated Writer of Captain Phillips and The Hunger Games

Stacy Sherman - Writer, Director and Oscar-nominated Producer

Sam Neswick - GEANCO Foundation Board Member

Matt Jackson - Founder, Matt Jackson Pictures

Sam Adegoke - Actor (The CW's Dynasty)

Megalyn Echikunwoke - Actress (Night School, The Following)

Trevor Katende - Attorney, Paul Hastings LLP

Pablo Clarke - Attorney, Latham & Watkins LLP 


EVENT SPONSORS

Creative Artists Agency

Netflix

The Archibong Family

nedl - Platinum Audio Sponsor


EVENT CONTACT

Afam Onyema

aonyema@geanco.org

708-439-1462


Thursday 10/10/2019

06:00 PM PDT

to

09:30 PM PDT


SLS Hotel
465 South La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90048

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