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Diane Von Furstenberg Creates Humanitarian Award For Women

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Although designer Diane von Furstenberg has been spending a lot of time talking about her personal life, revealing details about her marriage to Barry Diller and discussing her son's sexting scandal, she's also been putting together a fund to honor women's humanitarian efforts. The first-ever DVF Awards ceremony will be held at the United Nations on March 13 and will honor four women: Sadiqa Basiri Saleem, who established a learning center in Afghanistan, Haiti's minister of commerce, industry, and tourism Danielle St. Lot and two others to be announced. Each honoree will receive $50,000 to further their missions.

Check out von Furstenberg on "Good Morning America" discussing her charitable efforts. She explained, "Women have always inspired me so much. My mother was an incredible inspiration and the older I get, the more I am impressed by women. I've never met a woman who is not strong."

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