Priyanka Chopra speaks at the Women in the World Annual Summit

12 Apr 2019 | Irina Silva

Former Miss World and Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas recently attended the Women in the World Annual Summit which a platform for women leaders, activists, entrepreneurs and politicians from around the world to share their stories and experiences and provide solution towards to help in building a better society and future for women and girls.

The Women in the World Annual Summit was launched by Tina Brown, former editor in chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker etc back in 2010. The theme of this years’ summit was “Can the future of AI be feminist?”. Priyanka, being the eloquent speaker that she is, spoke on a wide array of issues ranging from the stereotypical casting of South Asians in mainstream Hollywood cinema to #MeToo movement and her experience in pageantry at such an early age.


Priyanka Chopra speaks at the Women in the World Annual Summit


The stunner also expressed how she deliberately chose to play an ethically ambiguous character in her recent Hollywood projects and refused the stereotypical parts that came her way. She represented India very well at the annual summit and when Tina asked her to describe India, she expressed that India is a country which is at the crossroads of modernity and tradition.

To express her gratitude and joy, the former Miss World took to her social media and wrote, “So proud to share the stage with the incredible women who took the stage before me and after me at Women in the World Summit. Your game-changing work is shaping the world and moving the much-needed needle for women. I applaud you and feel proud to have had the opportunity to share this platform with all of you. Tina Brown, thank you for having me.”



Priyanka has been receiving ample amount of praise and appreciation from her fans and well-wishers on various social media platform for her incredible articulation and diligent efforts to explain about her life journey. Oprah Winfrey, Brie Larson, Amal Clooney, Susan Rice etc. were some of the speakers who also spoke at the event.