The Event will Feature Appearances by Host Raya Abirached and Honorees Including Idris and Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Graça Machel, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Farwiza Farhan
NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TIME reveals the recipients of its second TIME100 Impact Awards in Dubai, which recognizes leaders from across the globe who have gone above and beyond to move their industries—and the world—forward. The new honorees are: Idris Elba, actor, filmmaker, musician and IFAD Goodwill ambassador; Sabrina Dhowre Elba, CEO, model, and activist; Graça Machel, founder, Graça Machel Trust; Jeffrey Katzenberg, media entrepreneur, technology investor and co-founder, WndrCo; and Farwiza Farhan, forest conservationist and founder, HAkA.
Read more about the honorees receiving a TIME100 Impact Award:
- To End Hunger, Idris and Sabrina Dhowre Elba Are Fighting Climate Change
- Graça Machel: Women’s Rights Will Determine Africa’s Future
- The 3 Principles That Drive Jeffrey Katzenberg
- Farwiza Farhan Is Fighting to Protect Rainforests—And Winning
To celebrate, TIME is hosting an invite-only gala on Sunday, February 12, at the Museum of the Future in Dubai, featuring appearances by all five Impact Award honorees, as well as other notable guests, including artist will.i.am, actors Salma Abu Deif, Amr Youssef, Shereen Reda and Meryem Uzerli, singer Omah Lay, artist eL Seed, basketball player Fadi Al Khatib, Minister of State for Advanced Technology of United Arab Emirates Sarah Al Amiri and other leaders, influencers, visionaries and members of the global TIME100 community.
“We are thrilled to shine a spotlight and celebrate 2023 TIME100 Impact Award honorees for their extraordinary achievements at this year’s gala,” said TIME’s CEO Jessica Sibley. “TIME looks forward to returning to Dubai for the second year in a row with the support of our partners at the World Government Summit and the Museum of the Future.”
World Government Summit is the Founding Partner of the TIME100 Impact Awards and Gala, and the Museum of the Future is this year’s Experience Partner.
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