The Board of Trustees of The Global Summit Group Inc. is exceedingly proud and elated to announce and present HRH Princess Angelique Monet as a Distinguished Member of The Group of Nine (G9) Honorees of The Global Lady Icon Awards.
The Global Summit Group Inc. is Hosting the Global Summit On Women Empowerment at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, One United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, from Friday, April 29th to Saturday, April 30th, 2016.
One of the pre-eminent objectives of The Global Summit Group is to consistently celebrate whatever strides that have been achieved in the march of women towards sustainable accomplishments and advancements on the global corporate and political turfs, and to showcase such achievements by the presentation of the Annual Global Lady Icon Awards, to serve as veritable motivation for women to continue to progress satisfactorily on all fronts on the global terrain.
I crave your kind indulgence to briefly introduce HRH Angelique Monét, Duchess of Aquitaine.
+ Angelique Monét is an American multi-media talent and former Ms. Black South Carolina USA. She attended St. Augustines College, graduating with a degree in Mass Communication.
+ She is the Owner and CEO of Greta Joanne Entertainment, which is named after Angelique's late grand-mother, and is a film, television, production, sales agent, and event production company. There is a film library of over 500 hours of program, and over 30 projects in various stages.
+ In 2012, Angelique Monét was appointed Honorary Ambassador and Cultural Attache of Royal Academy of United Nations.
+ Angelique Monét is also the world's only combined stage actress and ventriloquist. In a 2001 stupendous outing on Theatre Row, she performed a One-Woman Off-Broadway show of "Multiple Me" written by Edgar Chisholm in which she portrayed several personalities, in addition to the multiple personalities she displayed as a ventriloquist. She is listed under "A History of Modern Day Ventriloquism" as a modern-day ventriloquist, and cited for her brilliant One-Woman play.
+ Her directorial film debut came with the short film "BitterSweet," which screened at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner (SFC) in 2005.
Her feature film "Deceptive" premiered at the Marche du Film during Festival de Cannes in 2010.
+ She also started the Hamptons Black International Film Festival which hosted six films in December 2008, receiving a mention from Sag Harbor. The festival returned in 2010, screening 17 films in Montauk, NY. In a 2011 branding, the festival showcased 10 films in an outing that was covered by a host of media outlets.
+ As a journalist, Monét has interviewed, under the umbrella of her first syndicated magazine-formatted program, "NYConnection," pioneers such as Public Enemy, Dougie Fresh, Kurtis Blow, DJ Red Alert, Flavor Flav, Chuck D, Ludacris, Raekwon, Charles Stone III, Tyson Beckford, Sheek Louch, Damon Dash, Wayne Wonder and Baby Cham.
+ As an on air personality on her VOD/PPV channel Monét, has interviewed Morgan Freeman, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, David Morse, Warrington Hudlin, the late Albert Maysles, Eriq Ebouaney, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Christie Brinkley, Lori McCreary, David Bailey, Russell Simmons, Danny Simmons, Ezra Miller, Shailene Woodley and Nate Parker, John Slattery, to name a few.
+ She has covered events such as the 2011 Congressional Black Caucus, New York Chinese Film Festival 2011, Play Boy Mansion Cannes, private events during Festival de Cannes, the Hamptons International Film Festival, Art Basel, international art fairs in Monaco and Art Southampton.
+ In 2011, she closed a deal to develop her own Video On Demand Platform through DISH Network Video On Demand. She established the name "Nothing On Television TV" to showcase film content, celebrity interviews, live event streaming, magazine formatted programming, reality based programming and music based showcases. Monét is one of the only female distributors, exhibitors, and owners of a television channel available before over 20 Million consumers. Currently the channel is expanding to an on-line Video On Demand Platform and will be able to be accessed globally.
+ She has exhibited and provided marketing and support through her festivals and Signature events during Festival de Cannes for many films starring individuals of African descent. Monét’s programs have provided not only exposure but many have gone on to receive world wide distribution. These films include “Joy Road,” starring HBO’s “TheWire” Wood Harris, “From Above,” starring Danny Glover and Oscar Nominee Graham Greene, Area Q starring Isaiah Washington, just to name a few.
+ An early childhood speech impediment motivated her to create the Princess Angelique Monét Children and the Arts Program, where young people who have achieved beyond expectation can showcase their talents before the general audiences of AFI World Peace Initiative. It is also her goal to branch out to inner cities, and assist in building arts schools in Africa, and also work with orphanages in India.
+ On April 5th, 2016, she received, alongside veteran Director/Writer Charles Burnett, the Afrique360 Cinema Arts & Humanitarian Award at UCLA for her commendable and exemplary work, both on the domestic turf, and on the international vista, for world peace, and for her continued engagement with the cinema arts.
Princess Angelique Monét's Global Lady Icon Award is in the category of ICON OF THE ARTS, and it will be presented to her at a Gala Night Event on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.
CONGRATULATIONS, Are, Indeed, In Perfect Order!!!
With Very Kind And The Most Affectionate Regards,
DR. YOMI GARNETT
The Global Summit Group Inc.