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TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in Washington, D.C., kicked off Wednesday with opening remarks from Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
In addition to Klobuchar, the event features a panel of award-winning photographers, a panel on how Hollywood is leading the #TimesUp movement and an interview with Iranian feminist and author Masih Alinejad.
Susan Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of National Geographic, will moderate a discussion of “The Female Gaze: Photographers, Storytellers and Explorers” with filmmakers and photographers such as Asha Stewart, Beverly Joubert, Erika Larsen and Hannah Reyes.
“#TimesUp: How a Hollywood Moment is Becoming a National Movement,” with Amber Tamblyn, author and actress, Hilary Rosen, political commentator, CNN & Partner and Managing Director, SKDNickerbocker and Sharyn Tejani, Director of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, moderated by Washington Post reporter Sarah Ellison.
Wrap Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman will also interview Alinejad, whose memoir, “The Wind In My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran,” was released last week. She will be joined by Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for the Obama administration and founding partner of WestExec Advisors.
The June 13 breakfast is hosted by TheWrap CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman, at the capital city’s W Hotel.
TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast series is connecting and inspiring the leading influential women of entertainment, media, technology and brands in the key cities where those women work, create, gather, network and connect. All ticket proceeds go directly to benefit women’s leadership programs and gender equity initiatives via WrapWomen Foundation.
You can watch a live stream above.