Variety reveals the awardees of the upcoming Power of Women issue. The event is to be held on September 28. In conjunction with Lifetime, the celebration honors the Power of Women honorees, who will feature on the issue’s cover. Also, it spotlights the most accomplished women in the entertainment industry.
Who will speak at the Power of Women Event?
Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are among this year’s honorees. They will speak about the value of celebrating women and sharing their stories as they do in their eight-part documentary series Gutsy, which debuted on September 9. Also, it is currently airing its seventh and final season.
Furthermore, Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay will emphasize the value of hiring female directors.
The youngest Nobel laureate in the world will speak about young people in film and television. Also, support the Pillars Artist Fellowship; and award-winning actress, producer, and star of Marvel’s WandaVision, Megan Stalter. The breakthrough star of Hacks will host the show.
What are the Key Highlights of the Event?
Honor to the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, was chosen as this year’s deserving recipient. In remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II’s recent passing, we will delay the Duchess’ cover until later. She also won’t attend the Power of Women gathering later this month in Los Angeles.
Stop Breast Cancer Debut
Lifetime will unveil this year’s Stop Breast Cancer for Life PSA during the event. Further, it will feature music legend Patti LaBelle. The PSA draws attention to the fact that black women are 41% more likely to die from breast cancer and urges all women to obtain mammograms because early detection can save lives.
Social Impact Award
As a Premiere Partner, Google will honor Jacqueline Martinez Garcel with the Social Impact Award. She has been the CEO of the Latino Community Foundation.
Statement by Team of Variety
Cynthia Littleton, co-editor in chief of Variety, stated, “We’re pleased to once again shine the Power of Women spotlight on trailblazing and talented female leaders. It is an honor for us to recognize those working to advance fairness, inclusivity, and excellence in our sector. Also, make a significant impact on society at large through their philanthropic endeavors. We appreciate Lifetime’s steadfast support of this franchise. It has been a labor of love for the whole Variety team. This year’s Wallis meeting beneath the stars looks to be another unforgettable evening.”
According to Amy Winter, EVP and head of programming for Lifetime and LMN, ” With Variety to showcase these remarkable women who continue to entertain, teach, and empower us.” The top sponsors are DIRECTV and Google. City National Bank is the designated sponsor.
Honorees and attendees will receive customized gift bags filled with entertainment, beauty, wellness, and fashion items. In addition, Kendra Scott will give every one of Variety’s 2022. Women’s Impact Report honorees a personalized bracelet.
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