Looking back on our future.
The 2019 Gloria Awards theme honors the growing power of generations of feminists, of all identities, working collaboratively and collectively. We thank and recognize this year's honorees for their contributions to our vibrant future.
Women of Vision Honorees
dream hampton is an award-winning filmmaker and writer from Detroit. Her most recent work, "Surviving R. Kelly", Lifetime Television (2019), broke ratings records and had wide and far-reaching impact.
Grassroots activist and Latinx advocate Angeline Echeverrķa, Executive Director of El Pueblo, Inc., specializing in leadership development for Latinx youth and adults in the Raleigh, North Carolina community.
Human rights defender and advocate Deon Haywood, Executive Director of Women with a Vision in New Orleans, improving the lives of marginalized women, their families, and communities through advocacy, health education, supportive services, and community-based participatory research.
Marie C. Wilson Emerging Leader Honoree
Sana Amanat, Vice President of Content & Character Development, Marvel Entertainment. Her past editorial credits include Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, and Miles Morales. She is most known for co-creating a Muslim-American female super hero named Kamala Khan - the new Ms. Marvel - which gained worldwide media attention and sparked excitement and dialogue about identity and the Muslim-American narrative.
Peggy Charren/Free to Be You and Me Honorees
Layla Bagwell, Jessica Hernandez-Garcia and Charlotte Iradukunda--15 year-old members of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, who created a Facebook campaign to support Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during her Supreme Court testimony. In addition, their letter writing campaign garnered over 117,00 signatures, including hundreds of women who disclosed their own experience of sexual assault as teenagers.