Women in the World Red Carpet 2012

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Diane von Furstenberg, Tina Brown and Jane Harman

Newsweek and Daily Beast Editor in Chief Tina Brown joined co-hosts, including fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg and former Congresswoman Jane Harmon, in welcoming guests and delegates to the 2012 Women in the World Summit. 

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Angelina Jolie

Tina Brown chats with Academy Award-winning actress and U.N. Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, who spoke on Dr. Hawa Abdi's brave work to bring health care to Somali refugees. 

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Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor makes an entrance on night one of the Women in the World Summit. The Broadway actress kicked off day two of the summit with a performance as former Texas Governor Ann Richards. 

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Tory Burch

Fashion designer Tory Burch hits the red carpet Friday. In 2010 Burch was named one of Forbes' Most Powerful Women in the World

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Talia Leman, Author, CEO and founder, Randomkid

Talia Leman was among the many admirable women in attendance Friday night. Leman is an author as well as the CEO and founder of Randomkid, an organization that helps teaches kids the skills they need to be leaders and enterpreneurs.

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Debra Messing

 Award-winning actress Debra Messing shows her support. 

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Bibi Hokmina and Tina Brown

Tina Brown greets Bibi Hokmina, an elected member of the provincial council for Eastern Afghanistan's Khost Province. Hokmina spoke to Christian Amanpour about the future of Afghan women following the U.S. military's exit from their country. 

Lauren Bush Lauren

Fashion designer Lauren Bush Lauren was among the Summit's co-hosts. During Friday night's welcome, she gave voice to a woman subjected to a virginity test after being arrested for protesting in Tahrir Square. 

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Norma Kamali

Fashion designer Norma Kamali was one of many business leaders in attendance Friday night. 

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Judith Rodin and Tina Brown

Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin joins Tina Brown as the Summit begins. As a co-host, Rodin chose to give voice to a woman from eastern Uganda whose family has been plagued by both floods and drought. 

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Crystal Ogar

Feminist blogger Crystal Ogar was all smiles entering the Summit.