World Experiences Foundation (WEF) cordially invites you to its Annual Global Citizen Awards Gala for a formal evening of multicultural experience. Former OK Governor Brad Henry, US Ambassador (retd.) Edwin Corr & OU Dean Suzette Grillot will chair the 2017 gala.

Ramu Damodaran, Chief, United Nations Academic Impact Initiative and Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public Engagement, UN Outreach will be the featured keynote speaker.

The evening’s entertainment will showcase a variety of special cultural performances from around the world. Guests will have the opportunity of participating in a silent auction with all proceeds benefitting World Experiences Foundation’s global education programs in Oklahoma and abroad. The Foundation will honor Governor Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation with its Lifetime Achievement Award in Global Citizenship, the Whitten Newman Family Foundation with its Global Vision Award, andMary Blankenship Pointer, CFO, Council of International Neonatal Nurses with its Global Humanitarian Award. 11 outstanding global leaders/organizations will be inducted in WEF’s 2017 Class of Global Citizens for their extraordinary contributions to global citizenship in the United States and abroad. The honorees include Multicultural Education Institutein Education, the Syrian Toy Project in Nonprofits, Brenda Jones Barwick in Business, Professor Evelyn Aswad in Law & Politics, Joslyn Mery-Massad in Media, Lester Claravall in Public Service, Sunita MacLennan-Sharma in Community Service, Casey Camp-Horinek in Environment, Dr. Bradley Farris in Healthcare, Dr. Eduard Ricaurte in STEM and Mariana Llanos in Arts.

Join us in experiencing a world-class evening of diplomacy, dinner, and dancing celebrating global education and leadership.Black tie/business professional optional, national/multicultural attire encouraged. For more information about the event or sponsorships, contact Akash Patel at 405-474-3310 /

For more information about paying by check or via invoice, please contact Don Bisbee at 405-474-3310 /