13th Annual Wings Luncheon benefiting New Friends New Life
The 13th Annual Wings Luncheon benefits New Friends New Life, a nonprofit that restores and empowers formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children. The luncheon features Amal Clooney as keynote speaker, an awards presentation, and an update about the work of New Friends New Life by Executive Director Katie Pedigo.
Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister, human rights activist, philanthropist, and author, whose long and accomplished career in the fields of international law and human rights has won her international acclaim. Her recent work as of 2015 has been in the field of advocating for the protection of women against physical and sexual violence in combat zones. This will be her first trip to Dallas.
Event Chair: Jeanne Johnson Phillips. Honorary Chairs: Laura Bush, Ruth Altshuler, Caren Prothro, and Annette Simmons.