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About This Gala

Please join The Geanco Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 10 as we gather in support of those suffering in Nigeria!

Our Gala is co-chaired by acclaimed actors David Oyelowo & Chiwetel Ejiofor and features special guest Charlize Theron!!

Proceeds will fund the David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls, which provides tuition, room & board, medical care and social and psychological support to young female victims of terrorism and gender inequality. Donations will also underwrite Geanco’s special medical missions, through which we provide free complex surgeries to poor Nigerians.

Get Your Tickets HERE!

Venue:

SLS Hotel (Garden Room & Terrace)

Self-pay valet parking at the hotel

Schedule:

6pm – 7:30pm: VIP Reception will include Africa-influenced hors d’oeuvres, open bar with premium beer and wine, Nigerian music, and a silent auction featuring exquisite jewelry, gourmet dining experiences, and tickets and signed items from the Lakers, Rams and more.

7:30pm: The program with a live African performance and a celebrity keynote panel discussion.

Dress code is Hollywood Chic or African traditional

All ticket purchases are nonrefundable

Who’s Who

HONORARY CHAIR

The Joyous Living Geanco Honors Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch (Avengers: Infinity WarDoctor StrangeSherlock)

CO-CHAIRS

The Joyous Living: Geanco Hollywood Gala tickets are on sale

David Oyelowo (Gringo, SelmaQueen of Katwe)

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, Doctor StrangeThe Martian)

Mark Johnson (Oscar- and Emmy-winning Producer of Breaking BadBetter Call SaulRain ManThe Chronicles of Narnia)

SPECIAL GUEST

The Joyous Living: Charlize Theron will be a special guest at Geanco's Hollywood Gala

Charlize Theron (Oscar-winning actress)

HOST COMMITTEE

The Joyous Living: GEANCO Hollywood Gala Tickets on Sale

Billy Ray – Director and Oscar-nominated Writer of Captain Phillips and The Hunger Games

Stacy Sherman – Writer, Director and Oscar-nominated Producer

Sam Neswick – GEANCO Foundation Board Member

Matt Jackson – Founder, Mark Jackson Pictures

Sam Adegoke – Actor (The CW’s Dynasty)

Megalyn Echikunwoke – Actress (Night SchoolThe Following)

Trevor Katende – Attorney, Paul Hastings LLP

Pablo Clarke – Attorney, Latham & Watkins LLP

EVENT SPONSORS

Netflix

nedl – Platinum Audio Sponsor

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