Last September, I wrote a post about Variety’s Power of Women Honorees. And today, Variety is at it again, honoring six incredible ladies in the entertainment industry with the Inspiration Impact Honoree award for their admirable humanitarian efforts with their chosen causes.
Susan Sarandon is being honored for her work with Hope North, which works to educate and heal the youth of Uganda’s civil war. They are honoring Sarah Jessica Parker for her work with the New York City Ballet, and Claire Danes for her work with Afghan Hands. Broadway darling Idina Menzel co-created A Broader Way, an arts centered program for urban girls. International super model Iman volunteers with Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, which provides support and relief for women and children in Somalia. And last but not least, A+E Networks president & CEO Nancy Dubuc works with veterans group Project Rubicon / The Mission Continues.
And there they are, the six amazing Tough Cookies who are blazing a clearer path in the male-dominated field of filmmaking and showing that you can be powerful and successful WHILE philanthropic and kind.
You go, Productive Artists!