Celebrating Impact With World Without Exploitation

Creating impact all across the country means only one thing — it's time to celebrate!

Creating impact all across the country means only one thing — it's time to celebrate!

Join us for “Celebrating Impact,” the third annual World Without Exploitation Virtual Gala on April 20th, 2023 at 7pm EST.

Since its inception in 2016, World Without Exploitation has been committed to creating a space where a truly diverse community of activists, advocates, artists, and direct service providers could come together to create a world where no person is bought, sold, or exploited.

Today, almost seven years into the life of our national coalition – and in partnership with our 200+ member groups – we’ve created change in more ways than we ever thought possible. It’s time to celebrate that!

During Celebrating Impact,” we’ll be lifting up the movement leaders and change creators who are using their uniquely powerful voices to have impact. The Gala will be emceed by actress Reshma Shetty, a longstanding movement ally, and will and will feature a musical performance by singer, guitarist & songwriter Darius Rucker.

Best of all, we’ll be honoring three exceptional leaders: Melanie Thompson, a fierce survivor and the Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator for Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW); the inspirational Ashley Judd, actor and activist; and the extraordinary Rachel Foster, President, Heights Advisors and Founding Co-Chair, World Without Exploitation.

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Go ahead, get inspired. Meet our honorees.

Go ahead, get inspired. Meet our Honorees

Event Honorees: 

Melanie Thompson – Guiding Light award

Ashley Judd – Lifetime Igniting Impact award

Rachel Foster – Inspiring a Better World award

Emcee: Reshma Shetty

‍Presenters: Taina Bien-Aimé, Audrey Morrissey, Ruchira Gupta




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Celebrating Impact

April 20th, 2023 at 7pm EST

Celebrating Impact

April 20th, 2023 at 7pm EST


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Please email debbie@worldwithoutexploitation.org


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