Woman of the Year Gala benefiting Les Femmes du Monde
Melissa A. Lewis and Mari Epperson will chair the 2018 Woman of the Year Gala Dinner benefiting Les Femmes du Monde. Venise Stuart is president of Les Femmes du Monde. This is the only fundraiser for Les Femmes du Monde. Funds raised go towards children’s education and health.
Les Femmes du Monde was founded in 1961 as a fundraising committee on behalf of the Dallas Council on World Affairs, now the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. In 1987, Les Femmes became its own nonprofit organization. In 1998, The Child Life Program at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center was added as a second beneficiary. Since its inception in 1961 Les Femmes du Monde has given over $850,000 to Children’s Health and $2 million to the World Affairs Council.