Kenneth Cole to Receive the Global Generation Award for 30 Years of Global Activism

Nov 1, 2013 9:00 AM ET

November 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - WHO:   Fashion Designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole & the Millennium Campus Network

WHAT: Kenneth Cole will accept the Global Generation Award alongside UN Secretary General Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi, USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg and Founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning Dr. Sakena Yacoobi at the Millennium Campus Network’s 5th Annual Conference.  Previously received by John Kerry, Jeffrey Sachs and Leymah Gbowee, the award honors global leaders who champion sustainable international development.

Kenneth Cole will close the conference by addressing over 1,000 students in a Q&A moderated by Boston Globe editor Farah Stockman.  The Millennium Campus Network’s Annual Conference works to inspire organizations across the nation to work more effectively and sustainably in their efforts to reduce extreme poverty and advance the United Nations’ Millennium Developmental Goals.

November 2, 2013
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115


Jennifer Moore


About Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories under the brand names Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted, as well as footwear under the proprietary trademark Gentle Souls. The Company has also granted a wide variety of third party licenses for the production of men's and women's apparel as well as fragrances, watches, jewelry, eyewear and several other accessory categories. The Company's products are distributed through department stores, better specialty stores, company-owned retail stores and its e-commerce website. Further information can be found at

About The Millennium Campus Network
The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is a national non-profit network of university student organizations working to reduce extreme poverty and achieve the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals.  The network provides networking, funding, and national campaign opportunities to 70 member organizations on 30 campuses across four Districts, in Boston, Chicago, New York City, and Washington D.C.  Dr. Paul Farmer (of Partners in Health), Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, and musician John Legend serve on the network's Board of Advisors. For more information please visit