Join your YWCA of Orange County for an evening of Bon Temps Mardi Gras Style celebrating our 30th Annual Gala, Dinner Party and Community Awards on February 26, 2022, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM. You will be virtually in great company in the comfort of your home, dress-up or down with our Mardi Gras party favors, enjoy a sumptuous meal (optional) and together we will recognize our outstanding Leader of the Year, Dr. Debra Stout, Executive Director Fullerton Collaborative. And Humanitarian of the Year Sir Bruno Serato.
MEET THE HONOREES
Leader of the Year
Dr. Debra Stout
Professor, CSUF’s College of Health & Human Development. Co-Founder, DoctorS Nonprofit Counseling.
Humanitarian of the Year
Sir Bruno Serato
For his humanitarian work, Serato has earned local, national, and international publicity including profiles in People Magazine, CBS, NBC, CNN, AF Press, Asia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and for the first time ever all over the Middle East, as well as newspapers and magazines all over the world. Among his many honors: CNN Hero, knighted by the Italian government, knighted by the Royal House of Savoy, Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient, papal blessing from Pope Francis, humanitarian award on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Anaheim Key to the City, and has received hundreds of proclamations and awards all over the world. Press and speeches have been done in all of Europe, South America, and Dubai — all of which he conducts to generate public awareness of the needs of our most vulnerable population – our children.