Lisa Blair made history and became the first woman to sail solo and unassisted around Antarctica with one stop. She was awarded the Spirit of Adventure award by Australian Geographic and the Seamanship Award by the Ocean Cruising Club.
Amanda Southworth is a sixteen year old iOS developer, and a mental health and human rights activist. She is creator of AnxietyHelper, which is a mental health guidebook.
Dr. Melissa Freeman is a Bronx-born medical doctor who finished medical school in 1955, and has practiced medicine since 1961. She is one of the first doctors to treat women with opioid addiction.
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members explore new frontiers and find innovative ways to remedy some of the greatest challenges facing our planet.
Debra Searle is an entrepreneur, professional adventurer and motivational speaker who is convinced that learning to choose the right attitude can transform our work lives and our personal lives. She rowed alone across the Atlantic.
Muniba Mazari is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, motivational speaker, singer, and television host. She uses a wheelchair due to injuries sustained in a car accident which makes her Pakistan’s first wheelchair-using model. She is also the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan.
Terri Trespicio is a branding strategist, media coach, and former senior editor and radio host at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She’s also a stand-up comic, and has performed all over New York City.
Ana Maria Archila and Maria Gallagher are the two “#ElevatorLadies” who confronted pivotal U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake Friday after he announced he would vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Christine Blasey Ford is a professor of psychology and a research psychologist. She bravely put her own concerns for privacy and safety aside to make sure that the lifetime appointment to the US Supreme court is transparent, fair, and just.
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.