Maria attended the 2013 Dream for Future Africa Foundation Inaugural Gala honoring Franca Sozzani of VOGUE Italia held at Spago on Thursday evening in Beverly Hills, California.
Maria wore a Dolce and Gabbana dress and styled it with Louboutin shoes, Irene Neuwirth jewelry and a Rauwolf clutch,
Recently appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations, Sozzani is committed to the fashion, faces, and crafts of Africa. In Sozzani, Gelila & Wolfgang Puck, with DFFAF, have found a partner and outspoken advocate who shares the same passion and dedication to the empowerment of Africa’s young adults. Through Dream for Future Africa Foundation, the Pucks with Sozzani’s aid & support, look to educate & generate career opportunities for the people of Africa, thus overtime creating a working middle class for the country with lasting socioeconomic growth & development.