DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 27, 2014) - The Traders Network Show (broadcasted on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW1190AM KFXR) is proud to announce two special guests, acclaimed Actor and women rights international advocates Maria Bello and Clare Munn. In this exclusive interview Maria Bello and Clare Munn will talk about their recent film The Square nominated for best picture of the year and their involvement in impact investing specifically calling their presentation at the United Nations Global Compact Leader Summit in NYC and next steps. With host Michael Yorba and co-host Vince Molinari on this crowd funding and Impact Investing segment.
We encourage all media, fans, industry experts, analysts, business owners and others who are interested in learning more about Maria Bello and Clare Munn and their recent initiatives to tune in and listen live via Clear Channel's iHeart Radio stream. Details below.
Date: February 27, 2014
Time: 1:30pm CST | 11:30pm PST | 2:30pm EST (U.S.)
Network: Clear Channel
Station: DFW 1190AM KFXR
Host: Michael Yorba & Co Host Vince Molinari
Live Interview via iHeart Radio Stream: http://www.iheart.com/live/4276/?autoplay=true
Maria Bello, Actress, Partner and Co-Founder GATEwomen & GATEeducation:
Ms. Bello, an award winning actor (The Cooler; Coyote Ugly, History of Violence, Sisters), and having just won the Best Ensemble Award for 2013 for Prisoners, is an internationally renowned activist for social justice and women's rights around the world, with a special focus on Haiti, where she is US Global Ambassador for Women of Haiti and served on the Haiti Economic Development Advisory Panel alongside Haitian President Michel Martelly, Ambassador Danielle St. Lot, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammad Yunus.
She is currently writing a book and just completed writing a television series under her film production company, groundfloorentertainment which focuses on social impact entertainment.
Bello started her career at the Women's Law Project in Philedelphia in 1987 and in 1997 she co-founded her first NGO in Harlem called TheDreamYardDrama Project. In 2009 she was voted one of Vareity Magazines most powerful women in Hollywood for her activism in Darfur. Since 2008, she has worked in Haiti with Artists for Peace and Justice and Femmes en Democratie. She raised funds and produced a women's media campaign for the elections in 2010. She spearheaded the opening of the women's clinic in the Petionville Camp immediately following the earthquake. She co-founded, WeAdvance in Haiti to bring medical and educational services to the poorest of Haiti. She is a member of CGI and works on gender policy within the Haiti Network. She was named a Vital Voices Global Ambassador for women and participated in the first ever Vital Voices / Bank of America International Women's Conference in Haiti. She speaks around the world on social impact investing, Haiti, and women's rights. In 2012, she was a keynote speaker at the State Department's Forum on Impact Investing and also awarded with the Starkey Foundation's "So the World May Hear Award'. She was named the Goodwill Ambassador for Women in Haiti in 2013. With Barbara Guilliaume and Clare Munn, she co-founded the new website We Advance University - weadvanceu.org to connect, educate and empower women in Haiti and throughout the world. In 2013, at the UN Global Leaders Summit, she soft launched GATEGlobalImpact's plans on helping women entrepreneurs around the world
She is a partner in GATEGlobalImpact.com The vision and mission of GATE Global Impact LLC (GGI) is to fulfill the increasing worldwide demand for impact investing by providing information and electronic marketplace infrastructure. GATEwomen will be GATE's division focused on connecting successful women's organizations who are focused on empowering, investing and expanding women owned businesses around the world. For example, http://www.wbenc.org and www.weadvance.org and www.weadvanceu.org. GATEeducation working with tools like shoutomatic; SocMeAcademy.com and www.weadvanceu.org Gateeducation will be GATE's division focused on providing education, solutions and tools to empower people.
Clare Munn, Co-General Manager and Co-Founder GATEwomen & GATEeducation: Ms. Munn is a premier leader in accelerating companies through connecting to social impact ventures. She has over twenty years of experience in starting and growing profitable social impact companies and brands. Her global expertise includes technology, film making, global digital branding, mobile technology, and creating business and executive strategies for scalable and lucrative digital strategies to find investment, sell, and/or sustain relevant audiences, quickly and effectively.
In 1992, Munn created a children's TV, film and video game series and licensed it to Paramount Interactive, soon after moving into the world of content creation and development online. As an executive and co-founder of new businesses, Munn's strategies were instrumental in raising over $25 million for Playback Media and Employment Law Training Inc., www.elt-inc.com, the first multidimensional, online site providing drama styled scenarios to educate and certify managers and employees compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She is Chairman of The Communication Group - www.tcgagency.com, an award-winning digital advertising, social impact and social media agency she founded in 2004. TCG was one of the first 50 companies in San Francisco to be green certified working with clients such as eBay, AMD, Cisco, Hitachi, Chantecaille, McKesson, Danskin, 2(X)IST, Oppenheimer Funds, Intuit, The Bully Movie, amongst others.
Munn's activism started as a child with her Grandmother -- working with seniors in Harare, Zimbabwe. Her father is an activist and Munn was often accompanying him on various political or environmental campaigns, eventually becoming a co-director of Environment Africa in 1990 and founding it in the USA in 1992. In 1993, was a co-founder of Fresh Start Farms with Ruth Brinker and Maria Pendergast -- an organization providing employment and medication to the homeless in a sustainable manner. She has served on boards and advisory boards of organizations such as PangeaDay.org, Artists for Literacy, Creative Visions, WomensHIVProgram, and We Advance, and has served as a trustee for Environment Africa and the California Women's Conference.
A public speaker and writer for the likes of CNET; Dwell; TEDWomen AOL; California Women's Conference; Huffington Post etc Munn focuses on the effectiveness of communication in all forms and social impact investing.
Ms. Munn is an Executive Producer of The Square, an Oscar Nominated film for 2014 and currently working on a television series under her film production company, groundfloorentertainment which focuses on social impact entertainment.
GATEwomen is a collaboration with Social for Women - GATE's division focused on connecting successful women's organizations who are focused on empowering, investing and expanding women owned businesses around the world. For example www.weadvance.org and www.weadvanceu.org -- a leading organization in Haiti working to empower, educate and connect women about health, crisis education, business and family planning.
About Clear Channel: Clear Channel's Media and Entertainment division has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America with 243 million monthly listeners. It serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations in the U.S., as well as more than 140 stations in New Zealand and Australia. www.clearchannel.com.
About Vince: Vince is the CEO and chairman of GATE Global Impact Inc., Gate is an Impact Investing-focused electronic regulatory compliant marketplace that provides market infrastructure and related services for the emerging Impact Investment industry -- public and private investments with a sustainable social and/or environmental component that also may generate a healthy rate of financial return. www.gateglobalimpact.com
About Michael Yorba: Mr. Yorba is the founder of Yorba Media and featured host on Clear Channel. For the past six years he has been integrally involved with producing and hosting a daily talk show called Commodity Classics, and The Traders Network.
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