Lizzy Howell is a 16 year-old, plus size dancer who catapulted to fame after she shared a video of herself in ballet class. She is on a mission to educate people about what dancers are “supposed” to look like.
Eileen Kramer is an Australian dancer and choreographer. Born in November 1914, she is still active as of December 2017. Eileen has had a passion for dance since she was 24. In 2008 she published Walkabout Dancer, an account of her life.
Debbie Allen is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
Maddie Ziegler is an American child dancer, actress and model. She is best known for appearing in six seasons of Lifetime’s reality show Dance Moms and for starring in Sia’s music video “Chandelier.”
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.
Grace Kraaijvanger is the head of The Hivery, a co-working space where women can pursue their work, passions, and ideas. She is a private business and career consultant.
Michaela DePrince is a ballerina and author of her memoir, “Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina.”
Traci Young-Byron is the star of Lifetime’s New Dance Show ‘Step It Up’. She’s the artistic director of the Young Contemporary Dance Theatre.
Leela Francis is the founder and director of Vividly Woman and VividExistence. She’s an expert in the field of body consciousness and soulful personal expansion.
Vanessa Kettler is the creator, developer and producer of Building Better Balance, a DVD series that promotes improving balance and preventing falls.