by China DeSpain
Categories: Causes, Environment
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Photo: Ian Somerhalder Foundation

Have you always wanted to hobnob with celebrities while, at the same time, doing your part to save the world? Well, now’s your chance!

On Saturday, October 29, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation is hosting Empoweresque, a tasteful, burlesque-themed costume ball and fundraiser in Atlanta, and Ecorazzi is excited to be a media partner for the event. Not only will the event benefit ISF programs, but it also aims to empower women and garner more youth involvement in conservation.

So, what exactly is Empoweresque? According to the website:

Empoweresque is a celebration…

An awakening of the uniqueness and power within women.
If you think being sexy is akin to throwing on a pair of heels, think again…
It’s about the woman within knowing that SHE has the power to change the world.

It’s not what you look like.
It’s not about your size, age, colour or faith.
It’s who you ARE.
It’s your passion, your strength and your ability to inspire and lead change not just within yourself, but within others.
It’s about awakening your divine femininity and becoming an “Empoweress.”

This awakening within yourself will forever change you, and uniting empowered women will forever change the world.
Historically, we’ve seen phenomenal female change makers. These women “stand up and stand out”, but why must they stand up as ONE woman when we can “stand up & stand out” together to radically transform the world as one UNITED divine force?
What are you waiting for?

Join us as we unite empowered women who will forever change the world.

Tickets are selling out fast, so act now if you want to attend. In addition to live performances, there will also be gourmet food and an open bar, all for a good cause. Need more convincing? Not only will Ian Somerhalder himself be present, but several of his The Vampire Diaries co-stars will be there as well, including Nina Dobrev, Candice Accola, Kat Graham, Joseph Morgan and more.

Here are the details:

Date: October 29, 2011
Location: The Opera, 1150B Peachtree St. (Entrance on Crescent Ave.) Atlanta, GA 30309
Time: 7pm

For tickets and more information, head on over to the Ian Somerhalder Foundation website!

About China DeSpain

China DeSpain is a San Antonio-based writer and blogger. She loves pop culture, animal rights, health and fitness, international travel, books and wigs. Follow China on Twitter: @ChinaDeSpain

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