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Women’s Media Awards 2023 Honorees

By Charlotte Robinson, October 21, 2023

Women’s Media Center hosted their Women’s Media Awards Gala at the Whitby Hotel in New York City honoring outstanding leaders & champions for women in media. This year’s WMC 2023 Women’s Media Awards honorees were Mariska Hargitay, Fredricka Whitfield, Karen Lincoln Michel, Emily Ladau, Koritha Mitchell & Akila Radhakrishnan. Women’s Media Center co-founders Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan & Julie Burton WMC President & CEO appeared at the event. Burton stated, “The Women’s Media Center’s call to action is simple: We want to see more diverse women, hear more diverse women & read articles from more diverse women across all media platforms. Our Women’s Media Awards honor champions for women who set the standard for what media should look like when it gives voice to the female half of the country. They are role models, history-makers & inspiring leaders.” Mariska Hargitay, Emmy-winning actor, director, producer, activist, Founder & President of the Joyful Heart Foundation received the WMC Sisterhood is Powerful Award. Fredricka Whitfield, CNN News anchor received the WMC Pat Mitchell Lifetime Achievement Award. Karen Lincoln Michel, President of ICT, formerly Indian Country Today & President and CEO of IndiJ Public Media received the WMC Carol Jenkins Award. Emily Ladau, Disability Rights Activist, author of Demystifying Disability received the WMC Progressive Women’s Voices IMPACT Award. Koritha Mitchell, award-winning author, cultural critic, literary historian, professor of English received the WMC Progressive Women’s Voices IMPACT Award. Akila Radhakrishnan, President of the Global Justice Center received the WMC Progressive Women’s Voices IMPACT Award. Women’s Media Center (WMC) is a feminist organization that works for gender & racial inclusion, representation & equality in media. 

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