“Paying Forward, Giving Back”

Lady Monika Bacardi


In addition to expressing her commitment to social issues through her creative work, Monika is a contributor to several international charitable and humanitarian organisations, using her high profile and global network of contacts in the film, business, artistic and cultural communities to promote and raise funds for causes close to her heart.

Monika’s co-production Giving Back Generation, featuring Selena Gomez and Justin Tranta, is an eight-episode series for social entertainment platform TaTatu, exploring such themes as paying it forward, positivity, inclusion and what she considers her most important goal — giving back

Friends of the Monaco Scientific Center

Monika has, for several years, been a patron the Center and in 2021 joined its Board of Directors, to dedicate more of her energy to promoting the work of marine, polar and medical biology researchers and develop synergies between the Center and the Prince Albert II Foundation.

Friends of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Housed in one of the principality’s most illustrious buildings, the museum, one of the world’s most prestigious, is known as a “temple dedicated to the sea”. As a member of the museum’s Administrative Council, Monika helps promote public awareness of the urgency of protecting the world’s oceans.

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

Founded in 2006, the Foundation promotes environmental protection and sustainable development. With her wealth of connections across the globe, Monika’s participation raises awareness and funds. One of her proudest contributions, at $25,000 per ticket, was hosting the inaugural AMBI Gala, attended by a constellation of A-list stars in the presence of HSH Prince Albert.


UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up. Every child has the right to grow up in a safe and inclusive environment UNICEF works with partners around the world to promote policies and expand access to services that protect all children.

Monegasque Red Cross

The Monegasque Red Cross works daily with those who are in difficulty. The missions of the Monaco Red Cross are to save lives and prepare the population for disasters, to support all people in need without discrimination, and to conduct awarenessraising and preventive actions that are humanitarian in nature. It acts both at national and international level.

TILAW Pre-Oscar Dinner 2023

This weekend, the biggest names and brightest talents descended upon Hollywood in preparation for the annual Academy Awards – the

ILBE Gala 2023

The ILBE Gala was held on a lively Thursday evening at Beverly Hill’s upscale Tatel restaurant: organized by Dynamita Productions

Lady Monika Bacardi

Film producer & Philanthrope