05/17/2010 09:39 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sally Field Works With Vital Voices, Helps Women Leaders Around The World

Each night this week, NBC Nightly News is highlighting the work of a celebrity and how they are making a difference. The series puts the spotlight on musicians, actors and comedians -- including Sally Field, Ben Affleck, Eva Longoria, Usher and Will Ferrell -- and the charities close to their hearts.

The first segment explores Sally Field's work with Vital Voices, an organization promoting women's rights by supporting female leaders around the world.