LOUISVILLE, Kentucky… To pay tribute to Women’s History Month, the Ali Center will be bringing back Shining A Light, an international photography exhibition that showcases individuals and organizations working toward the goal of gender equality. It highlights actions being taken to combat inequalities in the world in areas such as education and health equity for women and girls; ending gender-based violence; eliminating employment discrimination; and the inclusion of women in politics.
Shining A Light, which will feature 32 photos, will be on display at the Ali Center from March 6 to June 21, 2015. The cost of the exhibit is included in regular Ali Center admission rates.
The Center received almost 250 entries from ten countries, spanning four continents.
Top entries include: First Place, “We Want Human Rights & Democracy” by Nimai Ghosh, India; Second Place, “Lady Teacher,” by Supriya Biswas, India; and Third Place, “Women’s Empowerment in the Community,” by Ana Bermudez, United Kingdom.
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs