In honor of Worldwide Ladies’s Day, TIME hosted its first-ever “Voices of the Future” Ladies’s Summit on March 8, 2021. The digital occasion convened influential feminine leaders, activists, and storytellers for thought-provoking conversations about tips on how to speed up the ladies’s motion, and construct towards a greater future.
Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys and Nationwide Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman mentioned the ability of artwork to spark activism, in a stay dialogue facilitated by TIME senior editor Lucy Feldman. Jane Goodall spoke with TIME senior editor Haley Sweetland Edwards about how ladies can come collectively to face world challenges. TIME senior correspondent Charlotte Alter welcomed Black Lives Matter co-founder and activist Patrisse Cullors and United Farm Employee’s co-founder and activist Dolores Huerta to debate constructing actions that form coverage. And TIME employees author Raisa Bruner talked to Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett and Mrs. America producer Stacey Sher about how illustration in storytelling can create actual world change.
The Ladies’s Summit additionally highlighted younger, groundbreaking leaders who’re inspiring the subsequent era, together with Black Trans Circles founder and activist Raquel Willis, Freedom March NYC co-founder Chelsea Miller, and Re-Earth Initiative co-founder Xiye Bastida and CEO of Hate Is A Virus and BetterBrave Tammy Cho.