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HARNESSING THE POWER OF A NEW GENERATION TO CREATE CHANGE

CHIME FOR CHANGE is a global campaign founded by Gucci in 2013 to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out for gender equality.
To date, the campaign has raised more than $15 million to support projects and advocacy in 89 countries. Through the funding of 430 projects with 156 partners, CHIME FOR CHANGE’s support has directly benefited more than 570,000 girls and women globally, and reached more than 3 million family and community members. CHIME FOR CHANGE Co-Founders Salma Hayek Pinault and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter have led the campaign with its coalition of partner organizations. Founding Partners include the Kering Foundation, Hearst Magazines, Facebook, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. CHIME FOR CHANGE aims to inspire participation in a collective community, bringing people together across borders and generations in the fight for equality.

Co-Founders

Salma Hayek Pinault
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Advisory Board

Hasfat abiola

Founder, Kudirat Initiative for Democracy

Muna Abusulayman

Arab TV Icon, Philanthropist

Sarah Brown

Chair, Global Business Coalition for Education

Lydia Cacho

Journalist and Human Rights Activist

David Carey


Chairman, Hearst Magazines

Tanya Compas

Multi-award winning youth worker and LGBTQ+ activist

Minh Dang

Member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

Juliet De Baubigny

Venture Capitalist

Waris Dirie

Desert Flower Foundation

Sage Dolan Sandrino

Youth Leader and Creative Director of TEAM

Hugh Evans

CEO, Global Citizen

Leymah Gbowee

Gbowee Peace Foundation, Nobel Peace Prize recipient (2011)

Yasmeen Hassan

Global Executive Director, Equality Now

Huang Hung

Writer, Publisher

Arianna Huffington

Founder and CEO, Thrive Global

Katja Iversen

President and CEO, Women Deliver

Latanya Mapp Frett

President and CEO, Global Fund for Women

Madonna

Artist and Founder, Raising Malawi and Ray of Light Foundation

Alyse Nelson

President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Academy Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker

François-Henri Pinault

Chairman and CEO, Kering

Jada Pinkett Smith

Actor, Advocate and Founder, Don't Sell Bodies

Julia Roberts

Actor, Activist and Philanthropist

Caryl Stern

President and CEO, US Fund for UNICEF

Cleo Wade

Artist, Poet, and Author

Managing Editor

Led by journalist and author Mariane Pearl, CHIME FOR CHANGE curates and shares powerful stories from contributors worldwide to educate, inform, and facilitate a powerful community for conversation, self-expression, and action in support of gender equality.

Partners