WORLD WOMAN AWARDS – Welcome to World Woman Foundation



Pat Mitchell is the editorial director of TEDWomen. Throughout her career as a journalist, Emmy-winning producer and pioneering executive, she has focused on sharing women’s stories. She is chair of the Sundance and the Women’s Media Center boards and a trustee of the VDAY movement, the Skoll Foundation and the Acumen Fund. She is an advisor to Participant Media and served as a congressional appointment to The American Museum of Women’s History Advisory Council.



Gloria Feldt is an acclaimed expert on women, power, and leadership with decades of frontline leadership experience, a bestselling author, and an in-demand keynote speaker. She is co-founder and president of Take The Lead, whose mission reflects her life’s passion: to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. She is the former president and CEO of the world’s largest reproductive health and advocacy organization, Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She was named by Vanity Fair one of “America’s Top 200 Women Leaders, Legends, and Trailblazers,” Glamour’s “Woman of the Year,” She Knows Media Inspiring Woman, Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, Women Economic Forum Circle of Light award, Texas Monthly’s Texas 20, Martin Luther King Living the Dream Award, and Forbes 40 Over 40. She currently serves on the board of Women Connect 4 Good Foundation. She is a member of the New York Women’s Forum, the International Women’s Forum, and the World Academy of Art and Science and is an advisor to the ERA Coalition.



Nydia Han is an Emmy award-winning journalist, TEDx speaker, and creator of #ThisIsAmerica. As a news anchor and consumer investigative reporter, Nydia seeks the truth, holds people accountable, and protects our community. Through her #ThisIsAmerica work, Nydia hopes to inspire us to get to know each other’s unique American stories, check our own biases, and act as positive agents of change and unity. Nydia is the 2019 recipient of the Pearl S. Buck International Woman of Influence award. She volunteers for a number of organizations and is especially passionate about fighting lung cancer in memory of her mother. Nydia received a Bachelor of Science from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.


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