On November 2, 2011, Andrea Jung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Avon Products, Inc. and Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, will host The Avon Foundation for Women's 11th Annual Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.
This year’s event is sure to top all others as Avon Products celebrates its 125th Anniversary, a milestone that few companies have reached. More than 1,000 guests will enjoy this star-studded and special evening when the spotlight will be turned on deserving breast cancer programs and efforts to end violence against women in Avon countries around the globe.
As part of their 125th Anniversary celebration, the Avon Foundation is thrilled to feature blockbuster performances and appearances by the finalists and celebrity judges of the spectacularly successful Avon Voices, Avon’s first ever singing and songwriting competition! Celebrity judge appearances will include Fergie, Natasha Bedingfield, Delta Goodrem, Sheila E., and many more.
Avon global philanthropy and The Avon Foundation for Women have donated more than $800 million in more than 50 countries for causes most important to women. Since its inception in 2001, the Avon Foundation Awards Gala has celebrated Avon’s philanthropic efforts and partners and raised more than $20 million to help eradicate breast cancer and end violence against women.
The event will take place at New York Marriott Marquis, New York City. More information can be found here.