Press Release

Barbra Streisand Joins Women in the World

March 31, 2015 – Barbra Streisand will be joining the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center on the afternoon of Thursday, April 23rd. The award-winning actress and singer will be discussing her personal quest to end heart disease — the number one killer of women, through a national awareness campaign she launched with Ronald O. Perelman called #FighttheLadykiller.

Ms. Streisand will be joined by Dr. Holly Andersen, the Director of Education and Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of New York-­-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in a conversation moderated by Dr. Jennifer Ashton, the senior medical contributor to the ABC News Medical Unit.

Ms. Streisand joins an impressive roster at the Summit. Also participating in Women in the World April 22-24: Meryl Streep, Jon Stewart, Diane von Furstenberg, Aamir Khan, Ava DuVernay, Sister Rosemary Nyriumbe, Mary Robinson, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and many more.

released by: Women In the World

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