While accepting the Trailblazer Honor, Ava DuVernay discusses how her mother and aunt inspired her film career and dedicates it to them.
Rita Ora sets the tone for the night with a moving performance of her personal power anthem, "Soul Survivor."
Tarana Burke talks about the women who inspire her, and how she hopes that her presence can blaze a trail for those trying to end sexual violence.
Cher honors her friend, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and discusses how much she admires all that Speaker Pelosi has done for American politics.
Elizabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Sarah Gadon, Joseph Fiennes and Bruce Miller discuss Margaret Atwood's influential work and the impact it has made on society.