Founders Maria Bravo and Eva Longoria were among the celebrities as The Global Gift Foundation celebrated a decade of The Global Gift Gala Marbella.
The Hotel Don Pepe, Gran Melia was the venue for the gala, which has become one of the highlights of Marbella’s summer social season. Spanish celebrities included the singer Chenoa, Spanish beauty queen Paula Pérez and other well known figures from the worlds of fashion, society and TV.
During the evening, presented by global sponsors Woonkly and eGow3rld, guests were treated to performances by Antonio Rodríguez, Farru, Soleá Rodriguez, Lya, and DJ Denise Van Outen.
US Ambassador to Spain Julissa Reynoso was awarded The Global Gift Women Empowerment Award. This celebrates all inspirational women who make a difference in the lives of other women through their professional and social roles.
The evening also included posthumous tributes to four Marbella personalities; tennis great Manolo Santana; Ahmed Ashmawi, a close friend of Maria Bravo; Olivia Valere, “an icon of Marbella and a woman with an immense heart”, said Maria, and to Giuseppina Filippone of the Da Bruno group.