Last week, Eva Longoria Bastón hosted the third Global Gift Foundation Women’s Empowerment Luncheon and Speakers Panel at the Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills in Los Angeles. The Global Gift Foundation USA’s Luncheon focuses on inspiring, uniting, educating and motivating women from different backgrounds, professional fields and age groups in an effort to celebrate each other’s growth and successes. As a direct result of the star-filled soiree, the initiative raised funds for both Global Gift Foundation USA and the Eva Longoria Foundation USA.
Eva Longoria Bastón, actress, producer and philanthropist, served as Honorary Chair and Keynote speaker for the highly-anticipated affair while panelists included Andrea Navedo (Actress, Jay and the Virgin Star),Ana Flores (Founder of We All Grow Latina Network), Aimee Kirby (Lawyer), Zuri Hall (E! News host). Other notable attendees included Alina Peralta (CEO of Global Gift), Justina Machado (Actress), Alex Meneses (Actress, Telenovela), Julie Benz (Actress, Dexter), Robin Antin (Choreographer), Diana Maria Riva (Actress, Man with a Plan), Karen Sarahi Gonzalez (Influencer) and more.
Guests enjoyed a seated three-course lunch prepared by Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills paired with CÎROC Summer Watermelon Spirtzer and Maddalena and Stella Rosa Wines from Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery as well as raffle prizes, silent auction and a live performance. During the event, Global Gift Foundation USA and the Eva Longoria Foundation announced their newest partnership, the Girls in Action Alliance, which will connect women and girls with the right tools and education to be the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) innovators of tomorrow.