Tyra Banks has known a thing or two about making a splash on the runway and the red carpet since the late Eighties.
The supermodel looked wrinkle free and slender when she arrived for Variety’s inaugural Path to Parity Summit at The Jeremy Hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
She wore a tight-fitting white lace dress that showcased her famous curves with a smart blazer that helped send a message that she means business.
It wasn’t just all about the glitz and glamour at the Variety event.
Tyra sat down Variety editor-in-chief Cynthia Littleton for a discussion about some of the hot button issues of the day.
The list of other speakers and panelists at the event included actress Mila Kunis, comedian Seth Meyers, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Brian Grazer, Emmy Award-winners Jill Soloway and Kenya Barris, activist Gloria Allred, director Paul Feig, producer Nina Jacobson, entertainment lawyers Nina Shaw, Patti Felker and Melanie Cook, as well as a number of executives in Film and TV.The summit coincided with the publication of Variety.
‘s gender equality index report, which documented the number of female leaders across the movie, cable and broadcast television, digital businesses and talent agencies.
‘We feel passionate about providing a forum for women to speak up and have an open dialogue about the serious workplace issues they face, including, but not limited to, pay disparity, sexual harassment, and discrimination,’ said Variety’s co-editor-in-chief Claudia Eller.
‘Path to Parity provides an opportunity to unpack next steps in eliminating gender bias across the entertainment industry.