The youngest Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai fights for every girl’s right to education.
Twelve-year-old Ghanaian musician DJ Switch started the
DJ Switch Foundation to provide young girls with better opportunities for education.
Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation works to build a kinder, braver world by supporting the wellness of young people.
Tarana Burke founded The ‘me too.’ Movement, allowing countless people to find a sense of justice and begin to heal.
Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer and creator of The DVF Awards, which provide exposure and resources to women working on behalf of other women.
Founder of Pronounced and professor of 20 years, Mary Amato has been widely recognized as a leading innovator in education.
Creator of MuslimGirl.com and Muslim Women’s Day,
Amani Al‑Khatahtbeh is empowering women to share their diverse stories — and ultimately to change the media’s narrative around Muslim
Known best for her work on Selma and When They See Us, director Ava DuVernay is leading conversations about race and equality in America.
Activist, journalist, and founder of Ms. magazine, Gloria Steinem is a renowned leader and spokesperson for the American feminist movement.
Unarmed and female-run, the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit fends off poachers to preserve endangered species in
Award-winning actor, producer, and director Elizabeth Banks consistently weaves feminist ideas into her work. Her directorial film debut set an opening-weekend record.
Alicia Keys is a 15-time GRAMMY® winning singer/songwriter and producer. An icon and inspiration, she’s celebrated for her musicianship, creativity,
In 2019, Lilly Singh became the first LGBTQ woman in the U.S. to host a network late-night talk show in over 30 years.
Marie Kondo sparked a tidying revolution with her best-selling books and an internationally acclaimed Netflix series.
Director and writer of Lady Bird and Little Women, Greta Gerwig is expanding the stories
On-the-rise lawyer and social activist, Julia Rust has fiercely created new opportunities for the state of Virginia.
By transforming recycled plastic into beautiful pieces,
Huang Ningning is changing the sustainable fashion industry with her company HowBottle.
Actor, producer, and director of the critically acclaimed film Booksmart, Olivia Wilde is a prominent voice for gender equality in the film industry.
Editor and COVID-19 first responder, Valerie Amato fights for a sustainable future in the realm of public health.
The first editor-in-chief of Vogue Russia, Aliona Doletskaya launched Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine in Russia and Germany, and she continues to champion new voices in creativity.
South Korean producer
Kwak Sin Ae shattered multiple barriers with her work on Parasite, the first non-English film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.