Shaesta Waiz | Inspiring The Next Generation from Departure Point Films on Vimeo. Shaesta Waiz was born in a refugee camp. Her family traveled from Afghanistan to America in 1987 to escape the Soviet-Afghan war. She grew up in California in an underprivileged school district where substitute teachers, sharing textbooks with classmates, and watching friends…
Stacey Abrams is committed to better the lives of Georgians through the government, nonprofit, and business sectors. She became the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives. As House Minority Leader, she has worked strategically to recruit, train, elect,…
Beth Medford Waller is the founder and director of WHAT MATTERS, a nonprofit that is combination of all her professional and philanthropic passions. She is a fundraiser, real estate broker, author, video influencer.
Rachel Simmons, author of New York Times bestsellers, teaches girls and women skills to build their resilience, amplify their voices, and own their courage so that they—and their relationships—live with integrity and health.
Indira Ranamagar is social worker and founder of non-profit organization Prisoner’s Assistance Nepal that looks after the children of criminal parents living in jails.
Emma Mayerson is the Founding Director of Alliance for Girls (AFG), a membership association of more than 150 organizations and individuals serving more than 300,000 girls in the San Francisco Bay Area. Under Emma’s leadership AFG has become the largest alliance of girls’ organizations and champions in the nation.
Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior, which was selected as an Oprah’s Book Club pick, as well as the New York Times bestseller Carry On, Warrior.
Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.