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DUBAI: “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot will land in Dubai next month to attend an event celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Expo 2020 Dubai.
The two-day event will kick off at the France Pavilion on December 3 and is organized by Better World Fund, a Paris-based humanitarian initiative that has hosted a series of high-profile events across the world, including in Monaco, Cairo, New York . and Venice, since 2016.
The program at the French Pavilion which includes a two-hour presentation on innovation for disability and an economic roundtable with businessmen from the United Arab Emirates.
In addition, a conference will bring together world leaders in the field of disability, such as three-time Paralympic champion Marie-Amélie Le Fur, to address issues related to disability.
Guests can also enjoy a film screening by local director, Fadel Al-Mheiri, titled “Dear Mother,” a four-minute animation about living with a disability.
On December 4, Gadot, along with other Better World Fund patrons, musician and songwriter Melody Gardot, opera singer and actress Gabriella Zanchi and violinist Sir Clifford LeRoy Edwards, will attend a star-studded gala dinner and a charity auction followed by an awards ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai in Jumeirah.
Funds raised at the gala dinner will support the work of Dubai Cares, a global philanthropic organization based in the United Arab Emirates.
Through his film roles, Gadot has inspired many people to go beyond their limits. Six-year-old Muscular Dystrophy Carmela Chillery Watson made headlines for walking a mile a day for 30 days wearing a Wonder Woman costume. “The real Wonder Woman” is how Gadot described the girl.
The “Red Notice” star also donated over $ 4,600 to Watson’s fundraising page to benefit Muscular Dystrophy UK and tweeted a message of support saying: “You are a true hero. So inspiring and strong, I hope that one day we can meet.
Watson thanked Gadot in a recorded video message, saying, “You are helping me fight muscular dystrophy and inspiring me to do my exercise daily to help me stay strong… you are helping me and the other kids. hope.