Betty Friedan was considered by many as the “mother” of the second wave of modern feminism. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and its first president. Posted in honor of National Women’s Day 2016.
Barbara Corcoran is an American businesswoman, consultant, investor, speaker, author and TV personality. She is the owner of $5 billion business ‘The Corcoran Group’ that she started with a $1000 loan.
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is an Academy and Emmy Award winning filmmaker. In the past 15 years, she has made over a dozen multi award winning films
Dr. Bernice R. Sandler is a visionary and pioneer for gender equality in education. She is widely known as the “Godmother of Title IX”.
Beatrix Ost is an accomplished sculptor and painter, film producer, screenwriter, actress and author.
Drew Barrymore is an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is an Ambassador for the World Food Programme, UNICEF, and Red Cross.
Shakti is a pioneer in the field of personal development. She is a best-selling author, internationally renowned teacher of consciousness, and co-founder of New World Library Publishing Company.
Eve Ensler is the author of The Vagina Monologues, and the creator of One Billion Rising, the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.
Aung San Suu Kyi is one of the world’s most renowned human rights activists. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights.
Ashley Graham is an internationally-known body activist, model and entrepreneur. As a role model and body activist, Ashley is regularly invited to speak at numerous high schools and girls’ groups about body image, self-acceptance and female empowerment.