2017 Honorees


Jonas Wood

Los Angeles

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

“More people are receiving lifesaving treatments than becoming infected with the disease. It’s incredible….If we don’t take our foot off the gas, then by 2020 we could ensure that no children will be born with HIV anymore, becoming the first HIV-free generation.”


Angela Missoni

“We have to fight together. Even if we come from privileged backgrounds, we have to give back; I think that’s my duty, and our duty as women is to fight for human rights with all our strength and to leave a positive legacy to our children.”

São Paulo

Hong Kong

New York

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

“I’d like to acknowledge the more than 37 million people around the world today that are still living and struggling with HIV/AIDS and to dedicate this award to all those that have lost their lives and the lives of their loved ones to this disease.”