The Change That Happens is the Change We Make
This impactful event will spotlight the launch of Rising America Silicon Valley, our award-winning, innovative entrepreneur program. Learn how local women who are survivors of human trafficking, abuse, and homelessness use entrepreneurial skills to economically empower themselves, and other survivors around the globe.
- Speakers who share their stories of overcoming the odds
- A docent-led tour of the museum’s acclaimed exhibits for VIP guests
- A taste of world cuisine
- Rising’s amazing global marketplace of artisan goods
- Live Auction!
We’re extremely excited and honored to announce our keynote speaker!
Rising star athlete Helen Maroulis is a Greek-American freestyle wrestler who competes in the women’s 55-kg and 53-kg categories. In 2016 she stunned the wresting and sports community when she became the first ever American woman to win a gold medal in wrestling at the Olympic Games.
After the winning the gold, Helen shared her darkest secret in an article she wrote for Sports Illustrated. This remarkable tell-all give us a glimpse of the inspiration she’ll bring to us! Her Story: Olympic Wrestler Helen Maroulis: My Darkest Secret That’s Greater Than Gold!
Please join us November 15th for an unmatched evening! We will celebrate our successes, and raise funds to support women waiting to enter the Rising America program in Santa Clara County. When women rise, we all rise!
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