Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi, journalist and F4D’s special envoy for human rights and spouse of Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, will present a trailer of her documentary which aims to raise awareness of human and civil rights issues. The first part of the event will showcase an exhibition of African fashion and during the ceremony the attendees will view a runway show of Elie Saab’s fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection.
Others who will be awarded are Sybil Yurman, cofounder of the David Yurman Co. and philanthropist, who will receive the Women’s Champion Award, while Simone Cipriani, founder of the Ethical Fashion Initiative, will receive the League of Gentlemen Award.
F4D is a private sector global platform founded in January 2011 in support of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and “Every Woman, Every Child,” the UN initiative spearheaded by Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon. It promotes positive social change with initiatives in more than 20 countries. (@OnuItalia)