For Immediate Release: January 9, 2020
Media Contact: Dawn Burnett, 407-873-7798
Announces Red Carpet Gala Event with SHERO Foundation and Collaborator Comic
Book Inker Keith Williams
Creating a Poster of Live Super SHEROs.
FLORIDA- #SHEROproject a spin on the MeToo Movement, recognizes abuse survivors who have transformed their lives, they are thriving and positively impacting the world.
founded by Dawn Burnett, was created as a space for abuse survivors to be
recognized as heroes instead of victims. The project started out as a blogging
platform on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and it quickly gained momentum
and has turned into a movement. This
year, 25 SHERO’s from Burnett’s series will be recognized at the 5th
Annual SHERO Red Carpet Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada February 8, 2020 at the
World Market Center.
Among the twenty-five SHERO’s to be recognized is Holly Dowling, an award- winning Global Keynote speaker and Inspirational Thought Leader. She has addressed and inspired hundreds of thousands of Fortune 500 executives around the world in the past 20 years and impacted the hearts and minds of millions in over 120 countries worldwide with her “A Celebration Of You” podcast via iHeart Radio.Holly speaks from her own experience after ‘having it all,’ then reaching rock bottom, and climbing back up again. She has been outspoken about her own #MeToo experience is and is featured in Dawn Burnett’s article here: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/sheroproject-holly-dowlings-story/
“This is a tribute to those who believed in me and lifted me up when I thought there was nothing left,” Dowling states.
Also contributing to the event, Keith Williams, a comic book inker, who began inking regularly with the Web of Spider-Man now joins forces with the #SHEROproject. Keith also worked on other books for Marvel including Star Trek and X-men. He is known for The Mask and Star Wars Droids at Dark Horse Comics as well as Superman with DC Comics. Keith has worked on
many other incredible comic books including ones for Moonstone, Valiant, and Avatar Press and he is well known for his amazing work on The Phantom. The Super SHERO poster will raise awareness about female abuse survivors who have turned their lives around into live superheroes.
The #SHEROproject is honored to collaborate with Keith Williams. “I am excited to have the SHEROs honored for their courage, through Keith’s work the world can now say they know live superheroes,” said Dawn Burnett, founder of the #SHEROproject. “For years women have been displayed as victims it’s time for the world to see us all in a different light.”
Supporters can purchase a poster by clicking the SHERO link. The proceeds go to expand the efforts of the #SHEROproject.