The DVF awards at the United Nations honored outstanding female leaders who make their mark fighting for justice and equality around the world. The award, created by legendary designer Diane Von Furstenberg, grants honorees with $50,000 to advance their causes.
Designer Diane von Furstenberg and actress Meryl Streep attend the DVF Awards at the United Nations on March 13, 2010 in New York City.
(L-R) Melanne Verveer, Danielle Saint-Lot, Diane von Furstenberg, Ingrid Betancourt, Meryl Streep, Sadiqa Basiri Saleem, Christiane Amanpour, Robin Roberts and Katherine Chon
NEW YORK - MARCH 13: News anchor Robin Roberts attends the DVF Awards at the United Nations on March 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Charlie Rose (L) and Tory Burch attend the DVF Awards
Honoree Sadiqa Basiri Saleem
Christiane Amanpour (L) and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly attend the DVF Awards
Designer Vivienne Tam
Actress Meryl Streep and honoree Ingrid Betancourt
Honoree Danielle Saint-Lot
Honoree Katherine Chon
Diane von Furstenberg
Designer Tory Burch
(L-R) Ingrid Betancourt, Tina Brown and Diane von Furstenberg