“Women’s Rights is the unfinished business of the 21st Century”
– Hillary Rodham Clinton
Women for Women International’s Annual Luncheon featured a conversation on women, peace, and security with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton moderated by CNN’s, Christiane Amanpour. Secretary Clinton spoke on the need in these times for an organization like Women For Women International giving insight into equal pay, current affairs, conflicts both foreign and domestic, the campaign and many other noteworthy topics. This year’s Women for Women International luncheon raised $1.2 Million for the organization.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaker and former Secretary of State, was joined by Christiane Amanpour, Host, Chief International Correspondent, CNN, Moderator Meryl Streep, Actress, Donna Karan, Creator of Donna Karan New York and DKNY, Sophie Turner, Actress and Women for Women International Patron, Billie Jean King, Actress and Activist, Robbie Myers, Editor-in-Chief, ELLE, Bridget Foley, Executive Editor, Women’s Wear Daily, WWD, Mickey Boardman, Editorial Director, PAPER Magazine, Angélique Kidjo, Singer, Songwriter, Activist, Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, CBS, Laurie Adams, Women for Women International, President.
The event brought attention to Women for Women International’s work with Women survivors of war around the world and highlight the role of women as peace Builders and change-makers in the home, in communities and in nations.