Variety Power of Women
Variety Honors Gwyneth Paltrow, Anna Kendrick, Salma Hayek Pinault, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Oprah
The event: The world is changing where women are concerned, nearly every speaker proclaimed at Friday’s Variety Power of Women luncheon, which bestowed Lifetime Impact honors on actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Anna Kendrick and Gwyneth Paltrow; media mogul Oprah Winfrey and YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki for their philanthropic endeavors, for — respectively — Chime for Change, the Trevor Project, L.A. Kitchen, Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation and Room to Read.
“We are a fantastic generation,” Pinault said. “We are the generation that says ‘Oh, no, no. We’re not going away at 30.’ ”
“I believe that we are on the verge of creating a new archetype,” Paltrow said. “It is possible to be a woman who is intelligent, articulate, thoughtful, ambitious, while being a woman who is maternal, nurturing, sexual …
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Top photo: Honorees from left, Halo Foundation founder Rebecca Welsh, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, Oprah Winfrey, Salma Hayek Pinault, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anna Kendrick at Variety Power of Women 2015 (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/ Variety/ REX Shutterstock)
Second photo: Oprah Winfrey talked about “authentic power” at Variety Power of Women 2015 (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/ Variety/ REX Shutterstock)
Third photo: OHonorees Salma Hayek Pinault, left, and Anna Kendrick at Variety Power of Women 2015 (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/ Variety/ REX Shutterstock)
Variety Power of Women 2015
Published Oct. 16, 2015 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA