Call for Code was created in 2018 to challenge the 23 million developers around the world to help solve social issues with innovative technological solutions. This year’s Call for Code Global Challenge focuses on supporting the health and well-being of people and communities affected by natural disasters. Developers and data scientists around the world can contribute their innovative ideas and technology solutions rooted in open source through July 29, 2019.
To show support for Call for Code and its charitable partners, celebrities and social advocates lent their powerful voices by participating in the #CallforCode global social campaign on Un World Environment Day, June 5th. This global initiative supports the critical work of Un Human Rights.
“Since Call for Code was announced last May
The fund has been designed to help a range of media businesses, including TV production companies, with a focus on helping women finance larger budget projects.
Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism and Member of Parliament for Halifax, revealed that it will be funding the Banff Television Festival Foundation to deliver the Banff Accelerator for Women in the Business of Media.
The investment is designed to help empower and train female entrepreneurs to build and grow their own TV businesses and is expected to help at least 50 woman grow their business and support 16 new businesses.
The money is part of the Canadian government’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, which is investing $2B to double the number of woman-owned businesses by 2025.
The actress, 46, first sported the wrap in a photo taken with Rachel Fleit, a filmmaker known for embracing her hair loss and baldness, caused by alopecia.
“We have one answer to your bad hair days or No hair days. #alopecia @rachelfleit … wraps! (oh, it’s been around for thousands of years…),” Blair wrote.
The Cruel Intentions star has been open about dealing with the intense side effects of multiple sclerosis, which may include hair loss, ever since she
The Big Little Lies actress stopped by the Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about her upcoming projects, with include the second season of her hit HBO show and an Apple TV series with Jennifer Aniston. But another role potentially on her docket is a return to Elle Woods and the Legally Blonde franchise, which last debuted the sequel in 2003.
“Well, we’re meeting about it. We’re definitely talking about it,” Witherspoon, 43, told host and pal Ellen DeGeneres about making the movie. “I mean, it
They will welcome guests to a luncheon and reception benefitting Step Up’s confidence building programs for girls, and will honor She Is The Music, Benefit Cosmetics’ Bold Is Beautiful project, and Step Up teen Alondra, for their commitment to this cause. Step Up believes all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential, and the Inspiration Awards raise 45% of the funds Step Up needs to reach girls in the Los Angeles community for one year.
Who: Honorees Lauren Jauregui (accepting on behalf of She Is The Music), Annie Ford Danielson (accepting on behalf of Benefit Cosmetics’ Bold Is Beautiful project), Teen Honoree Alondra, presenters Erica Ash, Lauren Ash, Julie Bowen, Regina Hall, Kaye Popofsky Kramer (Step Up Founder), Molly Luetkemeyer (Step Up Los Angeles Board Chair), Jenni Luke (Step Up CEO), Nancy Richardson
After will first arrive in homes on June 25th with a Digital HD release. You'll then find the After Blu-ray and DVD physical disc releases in stores on July 9th.
Jenny Gage directed After with Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Josephine Langford portraying the central characters. Selma Blair, Inanna Sarkis, Shane Paul McGhie, Pia Mia, Khadijha Red Thunder, Dylan Arnold, Samuel Larsen, Jennifer Beals, and Peter Gallagher co-star.
On the bonus features front are a selection of After deleted scenes.
Pre-order After on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital combo for a discounted price at Amazon.
Joining her on stage for a special night of performances is nine-time Grammy award-winner Sheryl Crow. The Gracie Awards, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (Awmf), honors outstanding individual achievement and programming by, for and about women.
Loni Love, Melora Hardin, Nichole Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, and Aisha Dee are set to take the stage as presenters at this year’s ceremony. Honorees slated to attend the annual event include Christina Hendricks, Leah Remini, Retta, Rachel Bloom, Toni Braxton, Craig Baumgarten, Audrey Kolina, Elizabeth Perkins, Tisha Thompson and more.
“We’ve seen how the power of supporting women in media can deeply affect culture and inspire a new generation of courageous trailblazers and for the past 70 years,
Selma Blair and Robin Roberts
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The event raised over $1.8 million to benefit the Race to Erase Ms and its Center Without Walls program, a collaboration of top Ms research centers working together as a team on ground-breaking research with the goal of treating and, ultimately, finding a cure for Ms. The event honored actress Selma Blair for her bravery and strength demonstrated during her personal battle with Ms, as well as the Hausman Family Foundation, for its incredible and most generous support of Race to Erase Ms.
Guests at this year’s event included Race to Erase Ms Founder Nancy Davis, honoree Selma Blair, honorees The Hausman Family, performers Aloe Blacc and Flo Rida, musical producer David Foster,
Blair, 46, brought along her son as her date to the 26th annual Race to Erase Ms gala on Friday, where the 46-year-old actress, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in October, was being honored.
While on the red carpet, the pair held hands as they posed for some adorable mother-son photos, with Blair rocking a custom Christian Siriano tuxedo with a black cane.
As she took to the stage inside the event, the proud mother shared that her son “is the reason for everything.”
Selma appeared to be in high spirits as she knelt beside Arthur - who's a spitting image of her and his father, Jason Bleick - and flashed a smile at cameras. She and Sarah also shared laughs and embraces before heading into the event. Later, Arthur and Sarah joined Selma on stage as she spoke to guests to raise awareness about Ms and help the organization,
The gala will honor actress Selma Blair for her bravery and strength demonstrated during her personal battle with Ms. The gala will also honor the Hausman Family Foundation, for its incredible and most generous support of Race to Erase Ms. Grammy-nominated R&B/Soul artist Aloe Blacc and platinum-selling international music star Flo Rida will perform. David Foster will serve as the evening’s musical producer. The landmark event will also boast a Spring/Summer 2019 runway show from Hollywood-favorite fashion brand alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet with many celebrities modeling in the show. The legendary, celebrity-filled gala has raised over $48 million to date for Race to Erase Ms and its Center Without Walls program. The Race to Erase Ms Gala has always been known for its one of a
Robin Roberts to be Honored with Sager Strong Award
The Sager Strong Award, named for iconic Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager, is presented annually to an individual who has been a trailblazer while exemplifying courage, faith, compassion and grace. The award is bestowed upon the recipient in the form of a colorful suit jacket, a replica of the one worn by Sager during his unforgettable “Time is simply how you live your life” speech in 2016. Past Sager Strong recipients include NBA legends Monty Williams in 2017 and Dikembe Mutombo in 2018.
As anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America, Roberts has been recognized with numerous awards due to her leadership, courage, sustained
Simon Cowell, Terry Crews, and Rebecca King-Crews
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Spring Break: Destination Education is the organization’s largest fundraising event and celebration where A-list celebrities and industry insiders, along with their teens and tweens, came out in support of education in Los Angeles. The event featured a special performance by Brynn Cartelli, as well as food, games and interactive booths sponsored by top brands including Amazon, Aramark, Comcast NBCUniversal, E!, Jp Morgan Chase/Atom Tickets, Karma Tequila, Netflix, People, RealD, Sony, Spotify, Walmart, and Westfield.
The event was attended by 1,400 guests and raised $2.2 million.
City Year AmeriCorps members and supporters including Jonathan Adams, Sheldon Bailey, Jaylen Barron, Parker Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Paxton Booth, Bre-z, Yvette Nicole Brown, Logan Browning, Janie Bryant, Dan Bucatinsky, Sierra Capri, Tia Carrere,
The 47-year-old actress opened up on Tuesday’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen about being sent the script to the 2001 comedy to play Elle Woods, the lead role made famous by Reese Witherspoon.
“The story’s been out there but I wasn’t actually offered it, the script came to me,” said Applegate. “But at that time, I had just gotten off of Married with Children and I felt like it was too close to what I had just been doing and I was very interested in removing myself from that.
Selma Blair plays an integral part in the film, as she plays the mother of the lead, Tessa Young (Josephine Langford). Anna Todd shares on the casting, ?Selma Blair as Carol is my teenage dreams coming true, because I loved Cruel Intentions,? shares Todd. ?Selma and Jo not only look alike, their spirits are the same. I honestly feel like every single person in the cast is exactly who they should be,
Michelle pfinds her whip againWould you rather?
• practice self-love with Halle Berry?
• have a swim with Keirnan Shipka and her boyz?
• have a fruity drink oceanside with Jake Shears?
• see Network on Broadway with Keith & Nicole?
• play ping-pong with Gavin Leatherwood?
• boogie woogie down with Robert Downey Jr?
• see Hamilton with Missi Pyle?
• do a little whip-training with Michelle Pfeiffer?
• cat-sit with Richard E Grant?
• rock out with Selma Blair?
• get a White Walker makeover with Anderson Cooper?
• experience the ecstacy of poutine with Chance Perdomo?
Pictures are after the jump to help you decide.
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