IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Highlight on women's place in society, their work, their achievements, the mark they leave on the world...
✨ #InTheSpotlight From child star to multi-talented woman, Drew Barrymore has forged an inspiring career in many fields and an image as a timeless icon with films that have become classics. Beyond the film and television industry, she has also been involved with a number of charities for many years and has launched her own businesses...
✨ #InTheSpotlight Whether in music, fashion, beauty or film industry, Lady Gaga has been unwavering in her commitment to creativity, self-expression and empowering others to become authentic beings. More than a multi-talented artist, she has risen to become an icon, and will forever remain a source of inspiration for millions of people around the world...
✨ #InTheSpotlight Greta Gerwig first established herself in the Hollywood industry as an actress, but gradually made her way behind the camera, first as a screenwriter and then as a director. Today, she is considered a leading figure of independent cinema and a feminist icon in a still predominantly male industry.
✨ #InTheSpotlight Ultimate tennis champion and astute businesswoman, Maria Sharapova's legacy extends beyond her exploits on the court, and is a source of inspiration to countless people around the world. As she continues to thrive in the business world and remains committed to philanthropy, her story is an enduring example of what hard work and dedication can achieve.
✨ #InTheSpotlight Iris Knobloch is a German lawyer. She notably served as Chairwoman of the Warner Bros France and WarnerMedia groups and, since 2022, is the new President of the Cannes Film Festival. "I feel deeply honored that France has elected me President of the Festival de Cannes. As a heartfelt European, I have always stood for cinema throughout my career, both in France and internationally, and I’m thrilled to be able to give my all so that this world event remains influential – [...]"
✨ #InTheSpotlight Loreen is a Swedish singer, songwriter and composer. Representing Sweden at Eurovision, she has won twice, in 2012 with the song "Euphoria" and in 2023 with "Tattoo". She is the second artist and the first woman to have won the contest twice. She is also a dedicated human rights activist, one of the reasons why she loves Eurovision so much. "I love the fact that it doesn’t matter what background you have – as long as you come with love and respect, you’re allowed to be there."
✨ #InTheSpotlight Halle Bailey is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She became known for the musical duo, formed with her sister, Chloe x Halle, and notably starred in the TV sitcom "Grown-ish" (2018-2022). But it is in 2023 that she became known worldwide thanks to the role of Ariel in the Disney musical live-action "The Little Mermaid". Read her story...
✨ #InTheSpotlight Alyssa Wapanatâhk is an Indigenous-Canadian actress, director and writer. She is most recently known for her role as Tiger Lily in the 2023 Disney live-action "Peter Pan & Wendy". The role was reimagined by the filmmakers to honor the indigenous culture and ensure that it was accurately and authentically represented. Read her story...