Mukti Datta is a rural development advocate who has pioneered a self-sustaining, replicable model of weaving cooperatives that is rapidly scaling across India’s Himalayas and transforming the roles of women across the region.
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.
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.
Jennet Robinson Alterman is a native of Charleston and is the President and CEO of J. Robinson Alterman LLC., a consulting practice that assists organizations in developing leadership and entrepreneurial training programs for women.
Oprah Winfrey is a talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which was the highest rated program of its kind in the history of television.
Carrie Green is the founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, an online platform that inspires and empowers over 350000 women from around the world to build successful businesses.
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is an American attorney and politician serving since 2009 as a United States Senator from New York. She is leading a crusade against sexual misconduct and has called on Trump to resign.
Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel is a Saudi Arabian princess and philanthropist. As a longtime advocate for girls’ and women’s rights, she supports a wide range of humanitarian interests in both Saudi Arabia and around the world.
Veronika Scott is the founder and CEO of The Empowerment Plan, a non profit organization she started with the purpose of making convertible sleeping bag coats for the homeless population of Detroit. Shwe also created a job source for homeless women to change their lives.