Keynote speaker for upcoming women's luncheon to be Rosario Dawson

Updated: Monday, December 16 2013, 04:05 PM MST
Keynote speaker for upcoming women

By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - Actress Rosario Dawson will speak to a large group of women as a keynote speaker in the spring of 2014. 

The YMCA El Paso del Norte Region made the announcement.

Dawson who is an actress and philanthropist will be in El Paso on April 17 for the 21st annual Women's Luncheon.

The event focuses on raising money to help programs aimed at women and children and strengthen families in transition.

The well-known actress has played leading roles in films like "Sin City," "Rent" and "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief."

Dawson's was recently rewarded with the "President's Volunteer Service Award" for her contributions to the community and encouragement in getting others involved.

Keynote speaker for upcoming women's luncheon to be Rosario Dawson
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