Giveaway Alert: Win Variety's 'Power of Women' Gift Bag, Valued at More Than $350!

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Variety’s Power of Women honors women in entertainment whose passion and commitment have contributed to the progress and success of their chosen causes. This year’s honorees included Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.

Now, we're giving one lucky reader the chance to win the same gift bag given to these incredible women.

Here's how you can win:

1) Leave a comment on this post telling us who your favorite powerful woman is. It can be your favorite actress or singer, your mom, or your best friend. It can be any woman you admire. Feel free to leave as many comments as you like, naming all of the women you admire.

2) When leaving your comment, make sure you are logged in with a valid email address. We will be contacting the winner via email next week.

3) Please note, we can only ship to U.S. addresses.

Please read the complete contest rules here.

Here is the complete list of prizes:

AWAKE Chocolate - Fight tired with delicious.

- Brownie Brittle

- Coca-Cola

- Crystal Light

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel - Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Oil Controlling Towelettes.

Dress Code: Ending Fashion Anarchy by Internationally Acclaimed Transformational Makeover Expert Eve Michaels. Jacquie Jordan Inc. Publishing- Find out how image connects to success, how to be fresh and modern at any age and learn how to look great and do your very own makeover!

Elizabeth Arden- PREVAGE® Clinical Lash + Brow Enhancing Serum is clinically tested to make lashes and brows appear longer, fuller and healthier in as little as two weeks. Elizabeth Arden’s exclusive triple peptide complex, boosted by vitamins, botanicals and lash conditioners, supports and enhances the look of lashes and brows at all three stages of their life cycle and shields against future environmental assaults.

Flywheel Gift Card - 3 free visits


Ole Henriksen- Youth Activating Oil

OPI - polish sets

- Paramount

Protect Your Pumps

Taming Your Alpha Bitch by Christy Whitman and Rebecca Grado. BenBella Publishing – Authors teach women how to get everything they want by dropping their Alpha Bitch ways.

Remember, all you need to do to enter is leave a comment (or comments) telling us who your favorite powerful women are. Best of luck to everyone!



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  • kwilson887

    Audrey Hepburn, she always stayed classy no matter what

  • kwilson887

    My sister - she is a captain in the army...what she's been through wow

  • kwilson887

    My mom, she got through breast cancer! so strong!

  • Michelle Boor
    Michelle Boor

    My favorite power woman is Hilary Clinton. Total bad ass. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland

    Angelina Jolie, she is a very empowering woman and i idolize a lot that she does

  • Natalie J. Vandenberghe
    Natalie J. Vandenberghe

    The woman I most admire is my mother. She was the smartest and most-diplomatic person I know.

  • 2lucky

    My fave powerful woman is my Mom...She has faced much adversity and always rises to the challenge...Never gives up

  • Phil Randall
    Phil Randall

    my wife is a powerful woman

  • Janice Reilly
    Janice Reilly

    I admire women who face adversity head on, and do whatever is needed to overcome the obstacle(s).

  • Anna Titanic
    Anna Titanic

    I think my favorite powerful woman is Angelina Jolie !

  • Karri Steed Dry
    Karri Steed Dry

    My favorite powerful woman is Martha Stewart. :D

  • traymona

    Hillary Clinton

  • Mil Fenske
    Mil Fenske

    Mom in the face of adversity always came through for Dad & her children.

  • Mil Fenske
    Mil Fenske

    Mom accomplished with limited education & finances accomplished more than most women ever dream of doing.

  • Linda Brooks
    Linda Brooks

    hillary clinton

  • Mia Flower
    Mia Flower

    my favorite powerful woman is my bff i respect her so much never wanna lose her

  • Tashia Gilbert
    Tashia Gilbert

    my favorite powerful woman is my mother

  • Jd Drenchek-Scavo
    Jd Drenchek-Scavo

    Angelina Jolie! She is awesome

  • Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald
    Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald

    I admire my sisters!

  • Ashley Cabell
    Ashley Cabell

    The woman I admire most is my mom because she is a strong, sassy, independent woman who has been there for me no matter what, from signing paperwork to allow me to get married at seventeen years old to supporting me as a teen mom she has been right by my side and never judged me like so many have, she gave me nothing but confidence and encouragement and I am happy to say she couldn't be more proud of me today and she lets me know it everyday!

  • Colleen Boudreau
  • Olivia Hamilton
    Olivia Hamilton

    Another woman I admire is Oprah. Another woman that has face a lot of hardships but came out on top.

  • Olivia Hamilton
    Olivia Hamilton

    One woman that i admire a lot is Whoopi Goldberg. She has overcome so much in life from dyslexia to racism.

  • haifa2016f

    My mother suffering through cancer with a smile

  • haifa2016f

    I think my mother is the strongest and the bravest

  • haifa2016f

    My mother is the strongest and my most favorite woman in this world. She has overcome a lot of adversities in her life and still come through strong.

  • Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald
    Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald

    I admire all the single mothers!

  • Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald
    Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald

    I admire Angelina Jolie! She is wonderful!

  • Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald
    Tinha Cornelius Fitzgerald

    I admire my sister who is a survivor of Breast Cancer!

  • libby3360

    My favorite strong is Hilary Clinton. I admire her very much.

  • ambermiller86

    I think my mom is my favorite powerful woman. She does so much for me and my family and it means a lot!

  • hpaulina

    Tina Fey