PHOTOS: WASH Gala Brings Out Who’s Who in Global Business, Fashion & Entertainment

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The event came during a month that advocates for water preservation and access via World Water Day as well as women via Women's History Month. In  most African communities, women are the main collectors, managers, and  guardians of water for household chores. They  spend about 60% of their day collecting water, which translates to 110 million collective work hours. Women and girls  are disproportionally burdened by scarcity of clean drinking water, and  the crisis has a direct impact on education attainment as well as an  effect on the social and economic capital of women in terms of  leadership, earnings,  and working opportunities.  In honor of Women's History Month, FACE Africa has partnered with Indiegogo for their Women Rock for Clean Water campaign.

The event came during a month that advocates for water preservation and access via World…