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Powerful women were in full effect at the United Nations on Friday night when Diane von Furstenberg and friends celebrated the 5th annual DvF awards. The evening honored Gloria Steinem with the Lifetime Leadership award, Alicia Keys with the Inspiration award, Veronika Scott with the People’s Voice award, and Kah Walla, Liron Peleg-Hadomi and Noha Khatieb with awards for women in the Vital Voices network.
Friday marks the 5th anniversary of Diane von Furstenberg’s annual DVF Awards held at the United Nations, which dovetails with the Women in the World conference. This year Gloria Steinem and Alicia Keys will be walking home with the Inspiration and Lifetime Leadership Awards respectively. DVF has also lined up Sarah Jessica Parker and Meryl Streep to present awards. Additional honorees are Kah Walla, Liron Peleg-Hadomi, and Noha Khatieb, the Vital Voices honorees, and Veronika Scott of the Empowerment Plan, the People’s Voice award winner.