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Women's Media Awards 2017

The Women's Media Awards 2017 was held on Thursday, October 26 in New York City.  

Awards were given to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Maria Hinojosa, Ashley Judd, April Ryan, María Elena Salinas, and Gail Tifford, and the film “Hidden Figures” was also recognized. And we celebrated the landmark 80th birthday of our co-founder Jane Fonda.

Maya L. Harris, lawyer, MSNBC analyst, senior policy adviser to the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, and former board co-chair of the Women’s Media Center, hosted this event for the first time.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jane Fonda, Maria Hinojosa, Ashley Judd, April Ryan, María Elena Salinas, and Gail Tifford

A night at the Women's Media Awards: Leading the way for women after an oppressive year - Rebecca McCray

A confluence of normalized misogyny and devaluing of women made Thursday’s Women’s Media Awards all the more uplifting, emphasizing the power of sisterhood and the voices of women in media.


Women's Media Awards 2017 in pictures (click for more images)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: (L-R) Julie Burton, Jane Fonda, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gloria Steinem, and Pat Mitchell attend the Women's Media Center 2017 Women's Media Awards at Capitale on October 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Women's Media Center)


Press release: Hillary Rodham Clinton to receive WMC Wonder Woman Award

Press release: Women’s Media Center to honor Ashley Judd for speaking truth to power

Press release: The Women’s Media Center Announces Our Honorees for 2017:  Maria Hinojosa, April Ryan, María Elena Salinas, Gail Tifford Plus Celebrating Jane Fonda’s Birthday


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Press coverage of Women's Media Awards 2017:

Now Jane Fonda Says That Weinstein Victims Are Heard Because They’re “Famous and White,” Will We Listen?

Rose McGowan Gives Her First Public Speech Since Harvey Weinstein Accusations

Ashley Judd calls Weinstein scandal "tipping point" on sexual harassment

Ashley Judd Feels "Supported" After Telling Her Harvey Weinstein Story

Clinton honored with Wonder Woman award

April Ryan says she almost quit after Sean Spicer incident — but she persistedJane Fonda Says “It’s Going to Be Harder for Men in the Future”

MSNBC “All In with Chris Hayes” Facebook Live interviews with Jane Fonda & Gloria Steinem

Jane Fonda & Gloria Steinem on the age of Weinstein and Trump

Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem Talk Race, Sexual Harassment, and Harvey Weinstein

Jane Fonda's Thoughts on Why the Harvey Weinstein Allegations Are Finally SurfacingThe Moment Weinstein Accusers Ashley Judd and Mimi Haleyi Meet at Women’s Media Center Awards

Ashley Judd: 'Tipping point' on sexual harassment is here

Ashley Judd on Her Decision to Speak Out Against Harvey Weinstein

Hillary Clinton Receives Wonder Woman Award & Her Speech Will Remind You Of Your Power

Jane Fonda: People Are Paying Attention to Weinstein’s Accusers Because They’re ‘Famous and White’

Hillary Clinton, Ashley Judd Honored at Women Media Awards in NYC

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Rose McGowan urges women, Name it, shame it, call it out'

October 27th, 2017 Harvey Weinstein sues his company as women continue to speak out with sexual misconduct allegations

Hillary Clinton to receive first Wonder Woman award from the Women's Media Center awards - LA Times, October 24, 2017

More than 40 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault - CNN Media, October 19, 2017

Ashley Judd to be celebrated with Speaking Truth to Power honor at Women's Media Awards - LA Times, October 13, 2017

Women's Media Center Announces Honorees For 2017 Women's Media Awards - Look to the Stars, October 5, 2017

Women's Media Awards Announce Honorees - Broadwayworld.com, October 5 2017