Womens World Awards
Stars abound at the emotionally charged Women’s World Awards 2006 in New York
Hollywood superstars Whoopi Goldberg, Susan Sarandon, Supermodel Claudia Schiffer and HM Queen Noor of Jordan were among the 12 women honored by President Mikhail Gorbachev at this year’s star-studded gala ceremony at the Manhattan Theater in New York City.
The over 1200 VIP guests were treated to gift baskets as well as an emotionally charged evening with performance highlights by Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder.
PRESIDENT MIKHAIL GORBACHEV ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2006 WOMEN’S WORLD AWARDS. The World Awards Association and its President Mikhail Gorbachev is pleased to announce the 2006 Award winners in its annual showcase celebrating truly unique and talented women. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the World Awards, will co-host the exclusive awards ceremony on October 14 in New York along with Teri Hatcher and other special celebrity guests, marking the first time the ceremony has taken place in the United States.
The Women’s World Awards honor women from around the world whose achievements contribute to furthering self-determination, gender equality, freedom and the elimination of all forms of social and economic discrimination. Whoopi Goldberg, Sharon Stone, NASA’s Shana Dale, Lucy Liu, Claudia Schiffer and Susan Sarandon are among this year’s honorees in categories including World Entertainment Award, World Charity Award, World Achievement Award, World Social Award, World Style Award or Lifetime Achievement Award.
‘DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES’ STAR TERI HATCHER TO CO-HOST THE 2006 WOMEN’S WORLD AWARDS
2005 World Actress Award Winner Teri Hatcher will co-host this year’s Women’s World Awards on October 14 at the Manhattan Center / Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. World Actor Award Winner Morgan Freeman and World Fashion Award-winning designer Vivienne Westwood will be presenters along with other celebrities. The glamorous, star-studded gala will be taped for television and broadcast in various countries of the world.