“The answer to poverty is not simply more income. The answer is choice and opportunity. The answer is freedom and dignity.” - Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder & CEO of Acumen.
London+Acumen, is hosting its 3rd annual flagship DIGNITY Exhibition & Auction to highlight the importance of dignity, not dependence, in changing the way the world tackles poverty. DIGNITY does this through leveraging powerful photography to engage the public and generate social change. Join us for an exquisite night out with breathtaking photography, an inspiring crowd from all walks of life, an exclusive venue in central London, amazing artistic perforamnces by Somita Basak (www.somitabasak.net), fantastic networking opportunities, drinks and canapés.
- When -
Saturday, November[masked] from 5pm to 10:30pm
- Where -
The Heights Restaurant, Bar and Lounge, Saint George's Hotel, 14-15 Langham Place, W1B 2QS
- Tickets -
For an exclusive preview of the the winning photos from our DIGNITY Photo Contest and breathtaking Nuru Project photos, VIP tickets can be purchased here: http://ow.ly/p6gZ1
General & Concession tickets can be purchased here: https://dignity2013.eventbrite.com/
- Speaker -
Sir Timothy Ackroyd (www.sirtimothyackroyd.com), well renowned West End actor, founder of the Tusk Trust and Chairman of the Ackroyd Trust.
- The Auction -
Top photos from the DIGNITY Photo Competition will be auctioned throughout the night, together with beautiful images from the Nuru project, an NGO that uses photography for social impact.
Celebrate the beautiful images captured by the winners of our inaugural DIGNITY Photo Contest that portray the importance of dignity in our daily existence. Participate in an auction of the best captures to support Acumen’s work in investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas across the developing world. An invaluable opportunity for you to make a positive change, shift mindsets and debate the importance of dignity, not dependence with high profile business people, philanthropists, NGOs and the creative community in London.