This year, the DVF Awards will honor five women who are making a difference in their communities and the world, including Anita Hill and Katy Perry.
The 10th annual DVF Awards will take place the evening of April 11 at the Brooklyn Museum.
Hill will be awarded The Lifetime Leadership Award for her strength throughout her career to demand race and gender equality and eradicate sexual harassment. Hill is a University Professor of Law, Public Policy and Women’ Studies at Brandeis University and sits on several boards, including the Commission to Eliminate Sexual Harassment and Advance Equality in the Workplace, the National Women’s Law Center and the Boston Lawyers for Civil Rights.
Perry, an American singer-songwriter, will be awarded the Inspiration Award, for using her voice to advocate on behalf of many philanthropic causes. Perry was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2013 and is also a champion for LGBTQ+ equality. She’s been recognized with several different awards for her work, including the Trevor Project’s Hero Award in 2012, the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award in 2016, the Human Rights Campaign’s National Equality Award in 2017, and amfAR’s Award of Courage in 2018.
The International Award will be going to Nadia Murad from