The annual Royal Versailles Ball is an illustrious affair that brings together the most influential names around the world. For this year, the Ball continues the tradition started in 2019, honoring Queen Victoria’s state visit to the Palace in 1855. The festivities were held at the Palace of Versailles in France and were graced by the presence of His Imperial Highness Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon, Her Royal Highness Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma and His Royal Highness The Prince of Turnovo. Other luminaries in attendance include Her Excellency Dame Menna Rawlings, Sir Rodney Williams and Lady Williams. In addition, some well-known celebrities, billionaires, diplomats, dignitaries, and other A-listers were also spotted.
But of course, the gathering is not just a night of socializing; more importantly, it is a charity event that supports Unicef UK, LEWA, and Street Child. As such, Dani Stephenson, a renowned philanthropist and volunteer advocate, was named a Guest of Honor and Distinguished member of British society. He stands as a Royal Patron alongside equally esteemed personalities His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent, His Grace Duke of Kent, His Grace Duke of Fife, The Right Honorable Lord Winston and British composer Debbie Wiseman OBE.
Dani Stephenson is a prominent entrepreneur and award-winning entertainment executive who has been in the industry for more than 17 years. He has received numerous accolades from notable award-giving bodies such as the Emmys, Grammy’s, Brit’s, Mercury, AMA’s and Billboard Awards.
However, aside from his incredible accomplishments in the music and entertainment scene, he is also a visionary who has participated in countless volunteer-work efforts. In addition, he is the founder and CEO of Straight Forward Giving, a charitable initiative established in 2015 which aims to empower the youth from underprivileged communities by giving them access to education and mentorship.
Being named Guest of Honor and Royal Patron for the Royal Versailles Ball is only the latest distinction given to the philanthropist. Earlier this year, on the 8th of February 2022, the inspiring individual was invited to 10 Downing Street when he was awarded the prestigious Points Of Light honor by Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom.
On top of that, the entrepreneur has received the highly coveted Platinum Champions Award by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, which was created in honor of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the great example she has set in her 70 years of service to the people. Dani Stephenson was among the 490 awardees handpicked by an elite judging panel that includes Ade Adepitan MBE, Gyles Brandreth, Elaine Paige OBE, Felicity Kendal CBE, Julie Siddiqi MBE and Myleene Klass on behalf of the Royal Voluntary Service.
Dani Stephenson is indeed a beacon that champions volunteerism and charity. As the entrepreneur continues to move forward, he remains steadfast in his voluntary service and passion for helping. As such, he intends to continue the efforts of Straight Forward Giving as well as collaborate with institutions such as UNICEF, Street Child and LEWA to empower more individuals and communities.