Joyce J. Scott is a sculptor, jeweler, printmaker, installation artist, performance artist, and educator. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, who’s diverse and adventurous body of work blurs the boundaries between fine art and craft.
Mariam is a visual artist, mouth painter, speaker and advocate for people with spinal cord injury. Mariam’s story is about reinventing herself and living life without limitations.
Tehmina Durrani is one of Pakistan’s most high profile women’s rights activists and successful writers. Her bestselling first book My Feudal Lord was a pioneer in surmounting the hitherto unbroken silence of Muslim women since the 14th century.
Debbie Rosas is the founder and co-creator of Nia. Credited with establishing the mind-body fitness category, she is a leading fitness innovator, teacher, author, choreographer, performer, healer, and artist.
Maya Penn is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, animator, artist, and the CEO of her eco-friendly fashion company Maya’s Ideas. She started her company in 2008 at the age of 8.
Lady Gaga speaks about the women who have inspired her. She has been named Associated Press Entertainer of the Year, and Billboards’ Woman of the year. She is a Golden Globe 2016 winner for the Best Actress in a Limited Series.
Beatrix Ost is an accomplished sculptor and painter, film producer, screenwriter, actress and author.
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.
Sue Kreitzman says: “I’m an artist, a curator, a collector, an obsessive about many things, 70 years old (the years just snuck up on me) drenched in colour and wild enthusiasm and constantly thinking and living outside the box. In fact I could never even find the box.”
Mandy Tsung is a Canadian artist whose paintings focus on the beauty of the human form. She has had several gallery and museum exhibitions in Canada and the United States.