CRIB is a social enterprise that empowers women to become successful entrepreneurs through networking, co-founder matching and business incubation. “The Empress’s Journey” is this year’s annual CRIB Ball gala dinner celebrating strong women, inspiring stories and the entrepreneurial spirit.

All funds raised will go towards strengthening CRIB programs for women entrepreneurs, especially CRIB Gives Back and its beneficiary charity. CRIB Gives Back, the philanthropic arm of CRIB, develops programs and helps raise funds for causes that benefit society and the disadvantaged.

Special rates apply for CRIB members interested in purchasing tickets. Members are also invited to volunteer at the event. Send queries to

On the 3rd of May 2017, the Shangri-La Hotel will be transformed into an evening of exotic sights and delights as we journey down the Silk Road and pay homage to the ancient trade route through China, India Persia and Arabia.

This spectacular evening will feature a seated dinner, a silent and a live auction of unique experiences and luxury items, and a variety of musical and artistic performances.

This year, the beneficiary charity is EmancipAction , an international, non-profit organization working to disrupt the business of child sex trafficking. EmancipAction aims to bring freedom, healing and justice to hundreds of thousands of young women and children who have been abused and exploited to fill a growing demand for commercial sex, starting from its home base in India.