Pearl Thusi (Photo: @undergroundnyc)
Johannesburg – SA star Pearl Thusi took her place amongst some of the world’s top dignitaries when she was invited to speak at the Global Citizen She Is Equal Summit in New York on Tuesday.
The She Is Equal Summit welcomed UN Women, Global Citizen and the Group of Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment at the reception held at the InterContinental New York Barclay on Tuesday.
According to a press statement, the Pearl “left the crowd inspired” when she took to the stage at the event.
“As one of the Global Citizen advocates Pearl was passionate in her plight against the fight and issues surrounding Gender Equality on the African Continent. She left the crowd inspired and more motivated than before to make a significant contribution towards this struggle that is threatening our daily existence,” it reads.
The program also included keynote addresses by Vice-President of Costa Rica Epsy Campbell Barr and Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State at the UK Department for International Development Harriett Baldwin.