10 Inspirational Moments From The 2013 Women In The World Summit

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Meryl Streep, 2013 Women In The World
Meryl Streep, Oprah, Angelina Jolie and more pay homage to incredible women leaders.

7. "When we educate boys, they will so be respectful of girls. If we don’t educate boys today, 100 years from now they will be talking about being marginalized by women." —  Dr. Tererai Trent to Oprah

Oprah was honored to interview her hero Tererai Trent, who she said was her favorite person to interview. Trent's Tinogona Foundation works to provide the opportunity for an education to all Africa’' women and girls. Oprah also likened the entire Women In The World summit to "church," and we couldn't agree more. It was a spiritual experience.

8. "Nora [Ephron] herself confessed that she did, indeed, have it all — complete happiness, that is — but that didn't happen until she married an Italian." — Tom Hanks paying tribute to Nora Ephron

Tom Hanks became choked up as he honored Ephron with a heartfelt speech, where he said his friend mastered the art of having it all. Hanks, who starred in two of Ephron's films (Sleeples In Seattle and You've Got Mail), said that being a mother was the least instinctive of Nora's abilities, "where her roots as a journalist were most tentative. And because of that lack of complete confidence, and again, if one can be so bold, it may be as a mother that Nora is surprisingly accessible to us. Most recognizable as one of us.