On Friday, March 4, 2022, the late Supremes co-founder Mary Wilson was honored at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
The star-studded event, titled A Tribute to Mary Wilson, was eloquently hosted by Ms. Wilson’s daughter Turkessa Babich and featured appearances by Stevie Wonder, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Motown’s original songwriters Brian and Eddie Holland, and Iris and Karla Gordy. HDI was proud to provide a video tribute to Mary, who was our longtime Celebrity Spokesperson.
HDI Chairman Al Khalafalla spoke warmly of Mary’s work advocating for HDI’s goal of fostering international dialogue. Dr. Khalafalla also presented a video that showed Mary’s humanitarian work on HDI projects in Asia. Dr. Khalafalla joined Rita Coolidge, Corporation for Public Broadcasting President Patricia Harris and others in highlighting the impact made by Mary Wilson.
The Tribute was available online on March 6, Mary Wilson’s Birthday.
Please view our tribute here.
Watch the entire ceremony.