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The Power of Girls w/ Alyssa Milano & UNICEF's Dawwie

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This week, Kevin sits down in studio with Alyssa Milano. She talks about the beginning of her acting career on "Who's The Boss?", fame at a young age, her life-changing friendship with Ryan White and her activism in HIV awareness in the 1980s. She then shares her connection to Dawwie, a UNICEF supported Girls’ Empowerment Initiative in Egypt, that is educating young women and amplifying their voices. They are joined by Dina Heikel, a Social and Behavioral Change Officer currently working with the Dawwie initiative.

*Note: this interview was recorded before the SAG-AFTRA strike took effect.

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