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Amy Poehler

2020 Global Impact Award Recipient

Amy Poehler’s work on SNL earned her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Starring as Leslie Knope on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, she has been nominated for three Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Screen Actors Guild Award.

Amy is also a humanitarian, active in women’s issues, and serves as Ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation. On-screen and off, Amy believes in empowering women and girls everywhere. She co-founded “Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls,” an organization dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves. Her dedication to helping young women has gained her numerous accolades, including Glamour’s Woman of the Year. Through her digital series Smart Girls at the Party, Amy continues to acknowledge and support girls who are “changing the world by being themselves.”