Raquel Saraswati is an American Muslim activist who focuses primarily on issues related to the status of women and girls in Muslim-majority societies and communities. She spearheads new media initiatives and conducts research for nonprofit organizations and think tanks.
Emma Watson is a British actress and model. Emma Watson – Actress, Model. In 2014, Emma was named a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations. Her role is to serve as an advocate for U.N. Women’s gender equality campaign known as HeForShe.
Juana Alicia, is a muralist, printmaker, educator, activist and, painter. She has been an educator for forty years. She founded and directed the True Colors Public Art program at Berkeley City College
Rachel Simmons, author of New York Times bestsellers, teaches girls and women skills to build their resilience, amplify their voices, and own their courage so that they—and their relationships—live with integrity and health.
Winifred Byanyima is a Ugandan-born aeronautical engineer, politician, and diplomat. She is the executive director of Oxfam International,She is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building.
Lynda Hinkle of Law Offices of Lynda Hinkle is the 2018 Women’s Advocate of the Year. The award was presented at the 15th Annual Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards.
Erin Bowes is principal and CEO of MSA Architecture and Design, which is one of the San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in the Bay Area.
Laura van Galen is one of the Bay Area’s top CEOs, a visionary and leader, owner of one of the top 25 San Francisco Bay Area advertising and marketing agencies, Bleu Marketing Solutions, and founder of Fenix Entertainment Group.
Annie Lennox is celebrated as an innovator, an icon, and a symbol of enduring excellence. She is one of the finest and most outstanding musical voices of our time, singer, songwriter, campaigner and activist.
Ava DuVernay is a film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. She is the first African-American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.