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Congratulations Ava DuVernay and Elaine Welteroth!

Early this morning, The Ms. Foundation for Women announced that DuVernay and Welteroth will be awarded this year at the 30th Annual Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision.

The ceremony will take place on May 3rd in New York City!

“Ms. DuVernay is an outspoken advocate whose work showcases strong, positive and complex characters of color, and has pushed some of our most difficult political conversations into the forefront,” she added. “As Condé Nast’s youngest-ever editor-in-chief, Ms. Welteroth brought informative, compelling and inclusive content to women and girls around the country, and amplified the intersection of race and gender in order to advance the conversation of equity.”

– President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women, Teresa C. Younger

The “A Wrinkle In Time” director will be awarded with the Woman of Vision Award and Welteroth, Vogue’s former Editor-In-Chief will receive the Marie C. Wilson Award.

Can we get a round of applause for these empowering women making a difference?! Congratulations again Ava DuVernay and Elaine Welteroth, what an amazing honor!

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