Alice Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Patrisse Cullors is an African-American artist, activist, and advocate for criminal justice reform in Los Angeles and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Cecile Richards is a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health and reproductive rights. In this video she shares advice she would give her 18 year-old self.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born Dutch-American activist, author, and former Dutch politician. She is a leading opponent of female genital mutilation, as well as a feminist and atheist.
Alexis Jones is a television personality, author, female empowerment motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. She is best known for creating the I Am That Girl organization and for her participation on CBS’s Survivor.
Amy Paulson co-founded Global Gratitude Alliance. She’s served in the non-profit sector focusing on projects benefiting orphans and vulnerable children in the U.S. and abroad.
Rebecca Adamson is an American Cherokee businessperson and advocate. She is former director, former president, and founder of First Nations Development Institute and the founder of First Peoples Worldwide.