Tess Cacciatore is a best-selling author and CEO/co-founder of GWEN (Global Women’s Empowerment Network), established in 2012. The award-winning producer, videographer, journalist, keynote speaker, storyteller, social entrepreneur has dedicated her life to advocating for peace, justice, and equality around the globe.
Recognizing that everyone’s story has value, Tess provides support for those who struggle to find their voice. She is a connector using entertainment, technology, and philanthropy to bridge people and cultures worldwide. Throughout the years, Tess has participated in various international forums, including the United Nations (Geneva and New York), speaking on behalf of women and children. Today, she continues her quest to advance humanity and enhance life quality with her inspiring memoir and the ongoing #Reveal2Heal grassroots, cultural movement. Tess advocates for human rights and has dedicated her life to social issues, homelessness, domestic violence, sex trafficking, and to offer a safe place for voices to be heard.
The Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN) utilizes the power of media and technology to enable people to share their stories and transform their lives. By design, GWEN is led by women and to be joined by all. Through live-stream events, online-curriculum, and in-person workshops, GWEN offers a safe place for people from all cultures and all ages, to reveal their story so that healing can begin.
With our 501c3 not-for-profit status, gifts and donations to GWEN programs and initiatives are tax-deductible. www.GlobalWomensEmpowermentNetwork.org
Her career in the entertainment and technology industries has spanned 25+ years
In 2003 Tess was awarded the Fete d’ Excellence within the Sub-Commission for Human Rights at the United Nations (Geneva, Switzerland) for her work in edu-tainment. In 2011 she won Mobile Excellence Award for the GWEN Alert.