Last Friday saw the goodwill-glamour of UN Women’s SNOW Gala 2018, organised by its Singapore Committee, happily flooding our Instagram feed.
The Say No to the Oppression of Women (SNOW) Gala is a highly anticipated fundraising event on each year’s charity calendar. And this year’s rendition celebrated its 20th anniversary, with a game-changing theme to boot, called — well, of course — Gamechangers.
SEE ALSO: Prestige Singapore turns 18
Held at Capella Singapore, the evening brought together socially engaged business executives, entrepreneurs, fashionistas and philanthropists, including Trina Liang-Lin (the committee’s past president pictured above), as well as Guest of Honour, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Manpower, Low Yen Ling.
Guests enjoyed a degustation menu catered by Michelin-starred chef Beppe De Vito too, but perhaps the high point of the SNOW Gala 2018 was that it managed to raise a record-smashing $500,000, in which 20 percent will go towards building safe spaces for women and girls at Cox’s Bazar, the Rohinya refugee camps where sexual and physical violence has been a daily occurrence. The rest will be used to help support the work of the Singapore Committee of UN Women to empower women and girls in Singapore and the region.
Here, we spotlight some of the night’s powerful female attendees through their very own Instagram posts, all looking like the true and fantastic #feminists that they are.