Beacuse she was a visible political activist in the Vietnam War and has been more recently involved in advocacy for women, Jane Fonda gives speeches to amplify women’s voices.
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As a well known feminist artist Jane Fonda is sought-after for her inspiring, engaging and entertaining speeches.
Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. Fonda’s remarkable screen and stage career includes two Best Actress Oscars, an Emmy, a Tony Award nomination and an Honorary Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival. Offstage, she revolutionized the fitness industry in the 1980s with Jane Fonda’s Workout — the all-time top-grossing home video.
In addition to her tremendous success as a stage and screen actress, Jane Fonda focuses much of her time on activism and social change. She founded Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (G-CAPP) in 1995. Fonda serves as Chair Emeritus of this statewide effort to reduce the high rates of adolescent pregnancy and obesity in Georgia through community, youth and family development and training of professionals who work with adolescents. Fonda is on the board of the Women’s Media Center, which she co-founded in 2004; she sits on the board of V-Day: Until The Violence Stops, a global effort to stop violence against women and girls. At the Emory School of Medicine, Fonda established the Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health. In addition, Fonda’s gift has endowed a faculty chair in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Emory University School of Medicine named the Marion Howard Chair in Adolescent Reproductive Health. In 1994, Fonda was named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund.
In 2005, Fonda’s memoir, My Life So Far, went to #1 on The New York Times bestsellers list. That same spring Monster-in-Law, her first film in 15 years, also became the #1 box office hit making Fonda the first person to simultaneously have a #1 book and #1 movie. In March 2014, her book, Being A Teen made The New York Times bestseller list.
- Being A Teen (2014)
- Prime Time (2011)
- My Life So Far (2005)
- In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award
- In December 2009, Fonda received the New York Women’s Agenda Lifetime Achievement Award
- In 2008 Fonda received an Honorary Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival
- In 2007, Fonda was awarded an Honorary Palme d’Or by Cannes Film Festival President Gilles Jacob
- In 2004, she was awarded the Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century award as one of Seven Who Change Their Worlds
- Emmy Award for the 1984 TV film The Dollmaker
- In 1981, she was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award
- Two BAFTA Awards for Julia and The China Syndrome
- Two Best Actress Oscars in the 1970s for Klute (1971) and Coming Home (1978)
- Four Golden Globe Awards
Presentation Languages: English