UN Women to announce new Champions for Innovation

New York, March 7, 2018 - UN Women is to announce the appointment of eight Champions for Innovation on the occasion of the Innovation Norway, SAP and UN Women’s commemoration event of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018. This includes fashion designer Rachel Roy, actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress Zoe Saldana, former NFL Player Wade Davis, inventor Joy Mangano, founder of S.H.E Summit and Globl Media Claudia Chan, historian Dr. Nina Ansary and partnership advisor Shaloo Garg. These champions will use their platform to support the flagship innovation programs of the Global Innovation Coalition for Change (GICC) throughout 2018 and 2019.