Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow to be honoured as Women Of Power

Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow and Oprah Winfrey are set to be saluted at the upcoming Variety Power Of Women Event.

PTI| Updated: Sep 27, 2015, 10:19 AM IST
Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow to be honoured as Women Of Power

Los Angeles: Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow and Oprah Winfrey are set to be saluted at the upcoming Variety Power Of Women Event.

Actress Anna Kendrick and YouTube boss Susan Wojcicki will also be among the honourees at the October 9 Beverly Hills bash, which celebrates the entertainment industry's most inspiring and charitable females, reported Variety.

"The women we are honouring this year are the perfect embodiment of the Power of Women initiative," says Variety publisher Michelle Sobrino-Stearns.

"We salute Salma Hayek Pinault, Anna Kendrick, Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah Winfrey and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki for their incredible philanthropic work and their personal commitment to fostering change."

Hayek, 49, is being recognised for co-founding women's rights initiative Chime for Change, Paltrow, 42, will be feted for her work with food charity LA Kitchen, and Kendrick, 30, for her support of youth suicide prevention group The Trevor Project.

Winfrey, 61, is known for nurturing girls at her South African school, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation, and Wojcicki works with literacy and equal rights group Room to Read.