International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries all over the world. It is an occasion to celebrate all the progress made towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. It is a day to recognize the extraordinary achievements of women all over the world. Diane von Furstenberg, the founder of the Diane von Furstenberg brand opened her headquarters to the public from March 8- 11.
The space hosted a series of events including several panels featuring a range of prominent and inspiring women from a variety of backgrounds: from CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin to teenage survivors of Parkland High School shooting to poets and others.
Throughout her career Diane has been a prime supporter of women in fashion industry across the world: listed as 68th most powerful women in the world by Forbes and included as an icon in the Time 100 by Time Magazine. Diane is also the president of the Diller von Furstenberg Family Foundation, which provides support to different organizations in the field of community building, education, human rights, health and environment. She also sits on the board of Vital Voices, a women’s leadership organization.