The Gulf Coast Chapter (GCC) is a group of committed women and men working to:
- Educate about gender issues worldwide
- Advocate on behalf of gender equality locally and globally
- Fundraise to support UN Women initiatives
Our audience is composed of hundreds of educated, well-travelled, local influencers engaged in the greater Sarasota-Manatee area business, cultural and social scene.
Local GCC Annual Events Draw Thousands of Supporters
Fall Lunch The annual gathering highlights current gender equality topics and new UN Women initiatives.
Winter Walk Beginning with an online fundraising campaign, this community walk in Sarasota helps raise awareness about violence against women.
International Women’s Day A delightful social event, this evening party celebrates women around the world.
Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival (TWE) Our largest event, this high-profile festival presents the very best in new, groundbreaking films by established and emerging filmmakers from around the world.
The UN Women USA is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, 501(c)3. All proceeds go to UN Women USA which promotes social, political, and economic equality for women and girls in 100 countries. Our Gulf Coast Chapter is an all-volunteer group of women and men dedicated to supporting the important work of UN Women.