The actress Reese Witherspoon and singer and actress Jennifer Lopez occupy the first place in the annual list of the most influential women in the world compiled by Variety magazine.
Hollywood celebrities often use their fame to support and promote various causes and programs dedicated to women worldwide. Top 5 most influential women in the world, published for the sixth consecutive year by the Variety magazine, is completed by the actress Jane Fonda, the film producer Donna Langley and by the actress Viola Davis, informs dailymail.co.uk.
It can be said that Reese Witherspoon has many “titles”. Thus, the American star is an Oscar winner, is mother of three children and owns a film production company – Pacific Standard.
The 38-year-old actress often uses her Hollywood star status to promote various educational programs for girls through Malala Fund.
In turn, the singer and actress Jennifer Lopez supports many campaigns aiming at the empowerment and welfare of women through the Lopez Family Foundation, a charity which campaigns for the development of better management of female health worldwide.
The American star, aged 45, founded this foundation in 2009, after her daughter Emme, born in February 2008, had a small health problem. Since then, the actress supports programs to improve health services provided to women and children. Along with her sister Lynda, Jennifer Lopez is working with numerous medical centers in Los Angeles and New York, but also in Panama and Puerto Rico.
The actress Jane Fonda fights alongside her foundation, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential to increased awareness among teens about the risk of unwanted pregnancies. For this project, Jane Fonda collaborates with various local churches, Alcoholics Anonymous and other community associations.
The film producer Donna Langley collaborates with the nonprofit organization Vital Voices to offer women motivational counseling and resources to take advantage of the international opportunities and become leaders in their communities.
In turn, the actress Viola Davis has founded her own foundation Hunger Is that fights against poverty and hunger among children.