The founder of the Ms. foundation and now icon of the feminist movement did not hog the stage—she yielded to musical performances by BETTY, Sophie B. Hawkins, Samia Najimy Finnerty and Dominique Fishback; and sophisticated contemporary comedy by Chelsea Handler and Amy Schumer.
Actress Gabourey Sidibe shared very personal insight concerning the development of her considerable self-confidence. Plus the surprising fact that she is the niece of Dorothy Pitman Hughes!
There is still much work to be done in this country to achieve gender equality. Last night’s event honored those who are dedicated to achieving that goal.