• Inspired: Variety’s Power of Women

    Inspired: Variety’s Power of Women
    Last week, Variety held it’s 5th Annual Power of Women luncheon honoring five powerhouse women who, through their clout and influence, help raise money and awareness for select causes and charities. This year’s honorees were Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and my celeb crush of the moment, Kerry Washington.

     

    The women do work in a variety of areas including HIV/AIDS prevention, teen mentoring, women’s empowerment and my personal favorite, arts and humanities in education. The impressive list of organizations include The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation.


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    I’m always encouraged by women with big careers who are also making a big impact in the lives of others. It reminds me to get out of my own little bubble every now and again to see what I can do to help someone else.

     

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    Read the full stories here on Variety and I’ve included a few links to organizations that do wonderful work in the world.



    The Children’s Defense Fund
    Coalition for the Homeless
    Entertainment Industry Foundation/Stand Up to Cancer
    Reading is Fundamental

    Do you have any favorite charities? Please share in the comments below! Thanks for reading.
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    1. 10 October 2013 / 9:32 PM

      Kerri Washington is my favorite actress. I'm glad she is apart of this.

      • 11 October 2013 / 4:58 AM

        She is having a major moment right now!

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