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Here are all the speakers for the Women’s March on Washington

From Gloria Steinem to Angela Davis to the president of Planned Parenthood.


Michelle Jaworski


Published Jan 19, 2017   Updated May 25, 2021, 4:28 am CDT

While the Women’s March on Washington had previously announced numerous celebrities planning to attend the protest on Saturday, not all of them will be there to speak. But yesterday, organizers released its all-star list of speakers and performers who will address the crowds projected to be in the hundreds of thousands.

The speaking list encompasses a vast range of activists, famous faces, and government officials. Included are: Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Ashley Judd, Scarlett Johansson, America Ferrera, Janet Mock, Gloria Steinem, Michael Moore, the Mothers of the Movement (Sybrina Fulton, Lucia McBath, Maria Hamilton, and Gwen Carr), co-chairs of the Women’s March (Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour, and Bob Bland), and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.

Here are the full list of speakers:

  • Cecile Richards

  • Erika Andiola

  • Ilyasah Shabazz

  • J. Bob Alotta

  • Janet Mock

  • LaDonna Harris

  • Maryum Ali

  • Melanie Campbell

  • Rabbi Sharon Brous

  • Rhea Suh

  • Sister Simone Campbell

  • Sophie Cruz

  • Zahra Billoo

  • America Ferrera

  • Angela Davis

  • Gloria Steinem

  • Ashley Judd

  • Scarlett Johansson

  • Melissa Harris-Perry

  • Michael Moore

  • Amanda Nguyen

  • Randi Weingarten

  • Van Jones

  • George Gresham

  • Mothers of the Movement (Sybrina Fulton, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton, Gwen Carr)

  • Hina Naveed

  • Judith LaBlanc

  • Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

  • Aida Hurtado

  • Melissa Mays

  • Raquel Willis

  • Rosyln Brock

  • Sister Ieasha Prime

  • Mayor Muriel Bowser

  • Ai-jen Poo

  • Wendy Carrillo

  • Cynthia Hale

  • March co-chairs (Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory)

Organizers also released the list of artists planning to perform at the protest, which include Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Emily Wells, Angelique Kidjo, Samantha Ronson, and Mary Chapin Carpenter, and more.

The Women’s March on Washington will start at 10am ET Saturday at Independence Avenue and Third Street SW. They’ll begin to march at approximately 1:15pm ET.

H/T the Cut

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*First Published: Jan 19, 2017, 9:30 am CST