YouTube, touting itself as a platform that empowers women across the globe, has launched a new initiative to fund and promote content from female creators. The Google-owned video giant program has…
LONDON — A United Nations panel is set to rule in favor of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, the BBC reported Thursday. Assange sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012 to fend off…
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated Leonardo DiCaprio as a U.N. Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change. DiCaprio, a longtime environmental activist, will…
Al-Jazeera is taking legal action against Egyptian authorities, claiming that its journalists have been arrested without charges and harassed in past months, its London-based lawyers announced…
A government office that functions much like "The Office" is the setting for a sparkling and savvy comedy of political manners from the unlikely hand of veteran French auteur Bertrand Tavernier.
Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington have been selected as the honorees for Variety's fifth annual Power of Women event celebrating industry leaders and their…
Michelle Sobrino-Stearns has been named publisher of Variety, the first time in its 107-year history that the showbiz bible has been headed by a woman.
Tonight, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Assn. of the USA will honor Variety for its leadership in activating the creative community to help solve global problems. Your community…
Variety feted for building bridges between Hollywood and UN
In addition to Variety, five other honorees will be cited by the United Nations Foundation for their work with global issues.
Zapotoczny has a history of connecting Hollywood to philanthropy, such as when she founded and served as the exec director for Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity. A former producer and VP of…