Media Lab alum Dr. Joy Buolamwini has been honored with a DVF Leadership Award. Founded by Diane von Furstenberg and The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, the DVF Leadership Awards recognize, support, and amplify the voices of extraordinary women who are dedicated to improving the lives of other women.
In addition to Dr. Buolamwini, the 2023 honorees include Amal Clooney; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed; environmental and human rights defender Helena Gualinga; and storyteller and gender equality advocate Lilly Singh.
Diane von Furstenberg will present the awards at a ceremony in Venice, Italy on August 31, 2023. Each honoree will receive a grant to support the organization of their choice.