THR's 2011 Women in Entertainment Breakfast Highlights
7:28 PM PST 12/7/2011 by David Simpson
Jane Fonda, Anne Sweeney and Viola Davis spoke with THR on the red carpet at the publication's annual event, honoring the 100 most powerful women in Hollywood. Some memorable moments include a tribute to late producer Laura Ziskin, as well as a witty and touching acceptance speech from Fonda.
Jane Fonda, the recipient of THR's Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, shares the must-have qualities for today's power women and cites her own personal role models.
Anne Sweeney: Women in Entertainment 2011
Disney Media Networks co-chairman and Disney/ABC Television Group president Anne Sweeney reveals how, for the third consecutive year, she nabbed the top spot on THR's coveted list.
Viola Davis: Women in Entertainment 2011
The Help and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close star Viola Davis tells Hollywood hopefuls to "embrace who you are," and credits Meryl Streep and Cicely Tyson as role models.
Kathryn Stockett: Women in Entertainment
The Help writer Kathryn Stockett and director Tate Taylor share their awards season hopes for the film and what qualities make a successful power leader.
Jane Fonda's Women in Entertainment Acceptance Speech
Jane Fonda delivered a heartfelt speech while accepting the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award. She addressed the importance of including women in decision making positions and how she landed the role in Michael Douglas' The China Syndrome.
Laura Ziskin Tribute: Women in Entertainment
Kirsten Dunst and Power 100 honoree Amy Pascal pay tribute to producer Laura Ziskin, who died of breast cancer on June 12, 2011.
Nancy Grace: Women in Entertainment 2011
Nancy Grace reveals that her mother was her biggest role model and she inherits her work ethic from her. Plus her advice to other females that want to make the list would be "Believe in yourself, out work everyone else and you'll make it."
Kathy Griffin: Women in Entertainment 2011
From the red carpet of of our Women in Entertainment breakfast we ask Kathy Griffin about her recent THR article about Hollywood women and their age.
Bethenny Frankel: Women in Entertainment 2011
Bethenny Frankel gives us her reaction to making our list of the 100 most powerful women in entertainment and what is next for her Skinny Girl empire.
THR's Women in Entertainment 2011 Highlight Reel
Memorable moments from THR's 20th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast honoring the 100 most powerful women in the Hollywood at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
THR's Women in Entertainment Mentoring Program
THR Publisher and Senior VP Lynne Segall reveals the success of the mentoring program that pairs 12 inner city school girls with 12 entertainment executives. The program is now in its third year partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles.