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Oprah Teams Up With Lady Gaga for Born This Way Foundation Launch
Lady Gaga has secured quite an audience for the upcoming launch of her Born This Way Foundation, the biggest name being Oprah Winfrey. It was announced today that the TV guru will appear alongside Gaga as she formally unveils BTWF at Harvard University on Feb. 29, when guests will hear about the research, education and advocacy foundation.
The event will be featured on "Oprah's Next Chapter," the star's show on OWN, and will feature thinkers and policy makers including author Deepak Chopra and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius.
BTWF is a joint-effort with the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The California Endowment and The Berkman Center at Harvard and will "explore the best ways to reach youth and create a new culture of kindness, bravery, acceptance and empowerment," according to a press release.
Gaga's foundation will have a broad focus and address issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring and career development through research, education and advocacy. "BTWF will lead youth into a braver new society where each individual is accepted and loved as the person they were born to be," a statement reads.