Dr. Joyce Banda, GC4W IWD 2015 Champion (muipr.com)

Dr. Joyce Banda, GC4W IWD 2015 Champion (muipr.com)

Each year, MUIPR commemorates International Women’s Day by providing significant public relations and promotional support to brands and individuals that inspire women around the globe.


This year, MUIPR has partnered up with The Global Connections for Women — one of the world’s biggest non-profit organizations that connect, educate, and empower women and young girls — on their second annual GC4W International Women’s Day Awards and Benefit Gala on Saturday, March 7, at the Library of Congress, in Washington, DC.


Congresswoman Barbara Lee, GC4W IWD 2015 Champion (muipr.com)

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, GC4W IWD 2015 Champion (muipr.com)

The red carpet affair hosted by Tech CEO, Amy Hixson; and Arise Entertainment 360 Host, Shannon LaNier, will feature a variety of Afrobeats and Billboard’s Hot 100 sets by “Supreme luxury” DJ Universe and music performances by 4EY The Future and Zoca International Women Dancers.


The shortlist of GC4W Global Champions to be honored this Saturday, include women such as:


1. Honorable Dr. Joyce Banda, former president of Malawi

2. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, U.S. representative, California’s 13th Congressional District

3. Wendy Diamond, founder, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

4. Azita Ardakani, founder, Love Social

5. Sonia Alleyne, press secretary and director of public information, NYC Department of Finance

6. Melinda Emerson, founder, The Small Biz Lady

7. Ana Rold, editor-in-chief and founder, Diplomatic Courier

8. Lilach Bullock, co-founder, Comm Axias

9. S. Lynn Cooper, founder, Socially Ahead

10. Christine Amirian, vp, corporate marketing, Samsung

11. Tiffany Aliche, founder, The Budgetnista

12. Emily Bennington, contributor, ForbesWoman Contributor & founder, AWAKE EXEC

13. Liz Forkin Bohannon, founder, Sseko Designs

14. Janell Hazelwood, digital media manager, Black Enterprise

15. Maura Pually, executive director for the office of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clinton Foundation

16. Anastasia Dellaccio, senior outreach associate, United Nations Foundation

17. Dr. Yewande Adeshina, senior special advisor, Nigeria Ministry of Health

18. Michelle King Robson, founder, Empowher

19. Vivian Onano, youth advisor, UN Women


As we gear up to see these GC4W Global Champion honorees this Saturday, here is MUIPR’s wish list, with four fashion trends that we believe these 19 amazing award winners should wear on the red carpet for the 2015 GC4W International Women’s Day Awards and Benefit Gala:


Fashion trend: Color Block

Fashion trend: Florals/Prints

Fashion trend: Sequins

Fashion trend: Jumpsuit


What fashion trends are you most excited to see on the red carpet on Saturday? Sound off in the comments section below or tweet us @muipr.