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Pop Style TV attended the annual World of Children Awards 2017 ceremony where five extraordinary individuals who have dramatically improved the lives of children around the world were celebrated. World of Children is a global organization for individuals exclusively serving the needs of vulnerable children.
The evening featured a cocktail reception, dinner program, was emceed by Alina Cho. There was a special performance by the United Nations International School (UNIS) Middle School/High School Choral Club and a special performance by soloists Schuyler Johnson and Jenna Gold.
The 2017 World of Children Honorees included Humanitarian Award Honoree Winnie Baron(Makindu Children’s Program in Kenya), Protection Award Honoree Jackie Branfield (Operation Bobbi Bear in South Africa), Health Award Honoree Dr. Üstün Ezer (LOSEV in Turkey), Education Award Honoree Maureen Rover (The Reading Team in New York), and Youth Award Honoree Teagan Stedman (Shred Kids’ Cancer in Connecticut). The ceremony also honored Cindi Leive(Editor-in-Chief, Glamour) and Ann O’Malley (World of Children Board Member) with World of Children Board of Governors Awards, which were each presented to them by Mariane Pearl and Sharen Jester Turney, respectively. The Board of Governors Award is in recognition for their unwavering dedication to the organization and elevating awareness for child advocates.