Margaret Atwood and #MeToo founder and activist Tarana Burke will join previously announced Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Academy Award nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay on the list of vanguards whom VH1 Trailblazer Honors will celebrate to kick off Women’s History Month. Global superstar Rita Ora is also set to perform her personal anthem “Soul Survivor”.
Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. She is best-known for her modern classic The Handmaid’s Tale, now a critically acclaimed television series.
The one-hour special will air on International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8th at 9PM ET/PT, on VH1 and Logo.