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1. Entrepreneur& FashionDesigner presents The2014Executive LeadershipSeries DIANEVON FURSTENBERG Purchaseyourcopyof TheWomanIWantedtoBe outsideCemex Auditorium following todaysevent,oratthe StanfordBookstore throughNovember! 2. DianevonFurstenbergfirstenteredthefashionworldin 1972withasuitcasefullofjerseydresses.Twoyears later,shecreatedthewrapdress,whichcameto symbolizepowerandindependenceforanentire generationofwomen.By1976,shehadsoldovera millionofthedressesandwasfeaturedonthecover ofNewsweek.DVFhasexpandedtoafullcollectionofofNewsweek.DVFhasexpandedtoafullcollectionof ready-to-wear,accessories,luggage,eyewear,and homefurnishings.DVFisnow soldinover55countries, including109DVFownedandpartneredstores throughouttheworld. In2005,DianereceivedtheLifetimeAchievementAward from theCouncilofFashionDesignersofAmerica (CFDA)forherimpactonfashion,andoneyearlaterwas(CFDA)forherimpactonfashion,andoneyearlaterwas electedtheCFDAspresident,anofficeshecontinuesto hold.Inthissignificantrole,shehasdedicatedherself tohelpingtoestablishtheDesignPiracyProhibitionAct, whichprotectsdesignersfrom counterfeitreproductions oftheirwork. Dianescommitmenttoempoweringwomenisexpressed notonlythroughfashionbutalsophilanthropyandnotonlythroughfashionbutalsophilanthropyand mentorship.ShesitsontheboardofVitalVoices,a non-governmentalorganizationthatsupportsfemale leadersandentrepreneursglobally.In2010,withthe Diller-vonFurstenbergFamilyFoundation,Diane establishedtheDVFAwardstohonorandprovidegrants towomenwhohavedemonstratedcourageandstrength intheircommitmenttoworthycauses.In2012,Dianeintheircommitmenttoworthycauses.In2012,Diane wasnamedthemostpowerfulwomaninfashionby ForbesMagazine.Dianealsoauthoredamemoir,The WomanIWantedToBe,publishedthispastOctober. DianeismarriedtoBarryDiller.Shehastwochildren, AlexanderandTatiana,andfourgrandchildren. Withallofhersuccesses,Dianehappilymaintains, "Childrenaremygreatestcreation.""Childrenaremygreatestcreation." WHO ISDVF? IntroducingDianevon Furstenbergsnew memoir,