Fashion designer Michael Kors and actress Olivia Wilde.
Food, fashion, and philanthropy combined in D.C. on Tuesday evening, as World Food Program USA
(WFP USA) hosted its annual McGovern-Dole Leadership Award ceremony.
This year's honoree was iconic fashion designer Michael Kors
. Since 2012, his eponymous company, in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, has provided more than 13 million meals in the fight against global hunger. In addition to his corporate philanthropic efforts, Kors personally advocates against global hunger year-round by serving as a celebrity ambassador for the program.
Vice President Joe Biden
and son Hunter Biden
, who serves as the WFP USA's Board Chair, presented Kors with the 2016 McGovern-Dole Leadership Award during a reception and dinner held at the Organization of American States building.
Guests to Tuesday's celebration included numerous prominent Washingtonians, such as United States Chief of Protocol Peter Selfridge
, White House Social Secretary Deesha Dyer
, and award-winning chefs Fabio Trabocchi
and Spike Mendelsohn
, among others.
The night further boasted a healthy dose of Hollywood glamour, with actresses Olivia Wilde
and Cody Horn
and models Beverly Johnson
, Jennifer Hawkins
, and Cameron Russell
also in attendance.
WFP USA's leadership award bears the names of Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole
, who worked together across party lines for the shared purpose of helping feed some of the world's most vulnerable inhabitants.
Former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton
, Microsoft founder Bill Gates
, investment guru Howard Buffet
, and recording artist Christina Aguilera
comprise past recipients.