Women Creating Change (1950-Present)

Afro-America, Africa, and the Black Diasporic World

Ella Baker (1903-1986)
Karina Anderson

Rosa Parks (1913-2005)
Emily Collins

Maya Angelou (b. 1928)
Ashley Felix

Toni Morrison (b. 1931)
Trishorn Plummer

Nina Simone (1933-2003)
Chantai Powell

Audre Lorde (1934-1992)
Giselle Parris

Angela Davis (b. 1944)
Chenel David

Alice Walker (b. 1944)
Lily Brefo

Oprah Winfrey (b. 1954)
Rosa Marte

Michelle Obama (b. 1964)
Brittany Roche

Majora Carter (b. 1966)
Madison McGready

Asian-America, Asia, and the Pacific World

Trinh T. Minh-ha (b. 1952)
Fiona Hanrahan

Vandana Shiva (b. 1952)
Cynthia Paredes

Maya Lin (b. 1959)
Molly Cohen

Ananya Chatterjea
Brooke Bowers

Euro-America, Europe, and the Western World

Katherine Hepburn (1907-2003)
Amanda Jesser

Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)
Shawndaya Jones

Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)
Danielle Stoetzner

Judy Chicago (b. 1939)
Melody Recchione

Robin Morgan (b. 1941)
Kayla Potter

Eve Ensler (b. 1953)
Emily Keller

Ellen Degeneres (b. 1958)
Samantha Rhodes

Madonna (b. 1958)
Lauren Creighten

Erin Brockavich (b. 1960)
Peter Catanzaro

Middle East and the Arab World

Nawal el Saadawi (b. 1931)
Marcia White

Margot Badran
Courtney Kohn

Mukhtar Mai (b. 1972)
Marissa Pond

Malala Yousafzai (b. 1997)
Robyn Walcott

Native America, Latina/Chicana, and the Latin World

Las Hermanas Mirabal (Patricia, 1924-1960; Belgica, 1925-1960; Maria, 1926-1960)
Freisi Alfonseca

Gloria Anzaldua (1942-2004)
Nariele Santana

Judy Baca (b. 1946)
Giselle Pineda

Iris Morales (b. 1948)
Johanna Loeffler

Sonia Sotomayor (b. 1954)
Liana Davis

Winona LaDuke (b. 1959)
Brianna Wright

Coco Fusco (b. 1960)
Serae LaFache

 

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