In A Perfect World, the award-winning non-profit organization founded by renowned philanthropist and activist Manuela Testolini, is once again making significant strides in its commitment to positively impact communities and change lives globally.

With a core mission to empower underserved youth and create opportunities for their success, In A Perfect World has achieved remarkable milestones.

On September 29, the prestigious In A Perfect World organization celebrated their annual A World of Good – In A Perfect World gala, held at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The event was a star-studded affair, with a heartfelt focus on recognizing and honoring change-makers who have made a significant impact on society.

Among these luminaries, Steve McKeever, the visionary founder of Hidden Beach Records, was recognized as the Ambassador of Change. McKeever’s contributions to the music industry extended far beyond hit records; he created a nurturing space where artists could explore their creative freedoms away from the pressures of traditional recording deals. His unwavering commitment to fostering talent and diversity sets a powerful example of paying it forward.

Additionally, Bobby Brown, an iconic American artist known for his magnetic talent and genre-spanning musical prowess, and his wife, the entrepreneurial force Alicia Etheredge-Brown, received The Movement Maker Award for their tireless efforts in support of The Bobbi Kristina Serenity House. Their unwavering advocacy and dedication to raising awareness and assisting survivors of domestic abuse have rightfully earned them the distinction of true change-makers. Their remarkable impact underscores the profound influence that artists can wield beyond their artistry, exemplifying a powerful commitment to creating positive change in society.

Legendary singer Bobby Brown, soulful crooner Eric Benet, the enchanting Shanice Wilson, the remarkable Sheléa, and talented bassist, singer, and composer Aneesa Strings graced the stage with their extraordinary talents, along with renowned keyboardist Greg Phillinganes.

Adding an extra layer of musical brilliance to the event, Eric Benet not only graced the stage but also served as the music director, curating a captivating and unforgettable musical experience.

Founded in 2005, In A Perfect World has been dedicated to a relentless quest to transform the lives of young people in need by promoting education, sustainability, and community development.

Manuela Testolini, an accomplished advocate, and humanitarian, established this organization with a clear vision to bridge gaps, break barriers, and provide essential resources that enable youth to reach their full potential.

In a Perfect World, stands as a beacon of hope and a testament to the boundless potential of young people to effect transformative change on a global scale.

Through various initiatives and programs, In a Perfect World nurtures leadership skills, fosters empathy, and encourages innovation among the youth, ultimately equipping them with the tools and resources they need to tackle pressing societal issues. In doing so, it not only amplifies the voices of the younger generation but also demonstrates that, in a perfect world, the energy and idealism of youth can be harnessed to create a brighter, more equitable future for all.

Over the years, In A Perfect World has executed a wide range of projects that have left a profound impact on communities worldwide:

Educational Initiatives: In A Perfect World firmly believes that education is the cornerstone of a brighter future. The organization consistently supports underserved schools by providing critical resources, including textbooks, school supplies, scholarships, and mentoring programs. These efforts have empowered countless students to access quality education and unlock their potential.

Youth Empowerment: Recognizing the importance of nurturing leadership skills and self-confidence in young people, In A Perfect World has empowered countless youth through leadership training programs, mentorship opportunities, and workshops designed to help them become the leaders of tomorrow.

For more information about In A Perfect World and its impactful work, please contact or call 1-833-444-4279, and visit


Photo Credits: IAPW