Shaandiin Parrish – Miss Navajo Nation

Shaandiin P. Parrish, held the title of Miss Navajo Nation 2019-2021, She has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Navajo Nation Region Champion for Young Children an award given to local champions who actively volunteer their time to raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood development and health. To Shaandiin, participating…

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Vanessa Nakate – Activist, Author, Speaker

Vanessa Nakate is a climate activist from Uganda. The 24-year-old has become the latest cover for TIME Magazine’s October Issue, that’s been set aside as a Global Climate Fight Issue. She grew up in Kampala and became a celebrity in December 2018 after becoming concerned about the unusually high temperatures in her country. She was…

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Neema Namadamu – Founder/Hero Women Rising – Maman Shujaa

Neema Namadamu is a visionary game-changer. From a young age, she refused to accept the limitations imposed on her by society. Disabled by polio at age two, her prospects in life were considered nonexistent by many. But thanks to her mother’s dedication, and Neema’s own determination, she managed to surmount great obstacles to complete her…

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