Playwright and Founder
As founder of a global movement to end violence against women and girls, Ensler is focused on human rights issues across the world and has raised over $70 million.
She is best known as the author of "The Vagina Monologues," which has been translated into over 45 languages and performed in over 120 countries,V-Day movement has raised over $70 million dollars. V-Day was named one of Worth magazine's "100 Best Charities" in 2001 and Marie Claire's "Top Ten Charities" in 2006.
The latest V-Day campaign, in partnership with UNICEF, is aimed at calling attention to the wide-scale atrocities committed against women and girls in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo--a place where hundreds of thousands of women and girls have been raped.
She is also currently working on a film adaptation of her play, "Necessary Targets," with National Geographic, Independent Features.
Ensler, as you might imagine, has a lot to say, and you should listen.