Newly minted Oscar-winner Meryl Streep will close the summit with a moving tribute on stage. Streep is a passionate supporter of women’s rights and the environment, lending her efforts to such advocacy groups as Mothers and Others, Equality Now, Women for Women International, and Partners in Health. For more than 30 years, Streep has portrayed an astonishing array of characters in a career that has cut its own unique path through American theater, film, and television. She recently won her third Academy Award for The Iron Lady, which was also honored with a Golden Globe and the British Academy Award.
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