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5 Female Celebrities, Who Use Their Fame To Advocate For Women’s Causes

Jennifer Lopez

There are actually many incredible female celebrities who shine their attention on doing good.

So without further ado, introducing: 5 brilliant celebs who dedicate their efforts, famous faces, and time to advocate for women’s causes.

It’s all about girl power, baby!

The iconic Hollywood magazine is paying tribute to the 5 amazing female celebrities who are using their star status to advocate for women’s causes around the world, in Variety’s Power of Women issue.

1. Reese Witherspoon, uses her platform as a Hollywood powerhouse to shed light on education for young women and girls, through the Malala Fund, after her 15-year-old daughter brought the story of Malala Yousafzai, A Pakastani girl who was shot by the Taliban for fighting for the right to an education, to her attention.

Reese Witherspoon

2. Jennifer Lopez is a conscious campaigner of the well-being of women using the Lopez Family Foundation to improve health management. JLo founded the organization in 2009 after experiencing a health scare with her daughter Emme the year earlier.

Jennifer Lopez

3. Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Pictures, works with the nonprofit Vital Voices to provide women with life coaching and resources to gain leadership opportunities internationally.

Donna Langley

4. Viola Davis, the Tony Award winning star, supports childhood hunger organization “Hunger Is” initiative to end childhood hunger. It’s mission is to eradicate childhood hunger in America and improve health-related outcomes for hungry children and their families.

Viola Davis

5. Jane Fonda is working to teach young girls of the risk of teen pregnancy with her foundation, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential.

Jane Fonda with Jason Bateman

“The women of the entertainment industry are among the most passionate champions of philanthropy and affecting change for various causes,” said Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, publisher, Variety. “We’re thrilled to once again honor, through our seventh Power of Women initiative, an outstanding lineup of women who do just that.”


Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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