by Rachael Ndeti

Luxury champagne house Moët & Chandon hosted a dining experience at the Sankara Hotel to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event brought together Phenomenal women drawn from different industries, Friends of Moët and Media, to honor and celebrate the impact of women in society as they popped bottles of champagne. 

From Left to right_ Agatha Juma – Director and Co-founder Engage Kenya, Vera Rosauer – Africa External Affairs at The World Bank (1)

International Women’s Day is a globally acknowledged day to celebrate women the world overall while inspiring them to tap into their full potential. With this year’s theme being #BreakTheBias, Moët & Chandon chose to recognize and honor women who are leaving indelible marks in their different societal capacities. At the event, the guests discussed how they are playing their part in breaking the bias and ways to improve their efforts to achieve gender equality at the workplace and in society.

The event was hosted by Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, who took guests through the art of pairing Moët & Chandon. The guests were immersed in the world of Moët & Chandon with different types of food, the heritage, and the brand’s core values.

From left to right – Alexandre Helaine – Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa and Lucia Musau CEO African Elite Group

Speaking at the event, Alexandre Helaine said, “We are passionate about bringing women together and creating a space for them to have a dialogue and connect. It is the time to uphold women’s achievements, recognize challenges, and focus greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality to mobilize all people to do their part.”

Alexandre Helaine – Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa (1)

“As Moët & Chandon, we aim to curate memorable experiences for our consumers and for them to share the moments in their lives worthy of a celebration with a bottle of Moët & Chandon,” Added Mr. Helaine. 

Joyce Wangui, Director of Sales & Marketing, said, “We were delighted to join our partner Moët & Chandon to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of women as marked by the International Women’s Day. This special evening was about coming together with a small group of women from varying sectors to acknowledge their consistent support to Sankara Nairobi. As part of Marriott International, we recognize and participate in the global conversation about gender parity and the empowerment of women.” 

Moët & Chandon would like to celebrate women worldwide making a difference every day.

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