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MEET THE HEROINE: NANCY PELOSI

      Pelosi was born Nancy Patricia D’Alesandro on March 26, 1940, in Baltimore. She was the last of six children, and the first daughter. The family lived on Albemarle Street in Little...

Meet the Heroine: Atifete Jahjaga

Atifete Jahjaga was born 20 April 1975. She is a Kosovar politician and stateswoman who served as the third President of Kosovo.[a] She was the first female President of the Republic of Kosovo, the first non-partisan candidate...

Meet the Heroine: Michelle Bachelet Jeria

Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria is a Chilean politician who served as President of Chile from 2006 to 2010 and again from 2014 to 2018. She was the first woman to occupy the position. After...

Meet the Heroine: Obiageli Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili, is a Nigerian chartered accountant from Anambra state who is married to Pastor Nedu Ezekwesili of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)[1]. She was a co-founder of Transparency International where she...

Meet the Heroine: Dr. Josephine Kibaru-Mbae

Dr. Josephine Kibaru-Mbae is the Director General of the National Council for Population and Development (NCPD). NCPD is a Semi-Autonomous State Agency under The Treasury and Ministry of Planning. NCPD is responsible for coordinating...

Meet the Heroine: Brenda Katwesigye

Brenda Katwesigye is the CEO of Wazi Vision a company that builds mobile technologies for improvement of eye care and provides eye glasses made from recycled material to school going children in Uganda. She...

Meet the Heroine: Dr Ola Orekunrin

Dr. Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, helicopter pilot and the healthcare entrepreneur founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, West Africa’s first Air Ambulance Service. She’s dedicated to bringing trauma care to the most remote parts of Western Africa and her company,...

Meet the Heroine: Claire Cahill

Claire has worked in the Talent, Leadership and Organisational Development field for 12 years across different sectors including advertising, construction and insurance. Claire’s a talent development consultant and business coach specialising in developing emerging...

Meet the Heroine: Dr. Najla Al-Sonboli

Dr. Najla Al-Sonboli Dr. Najla Al-Sonboli is a pediatrician in Yemen serving the country’s largest city of Sana’a. In the face of war and grave personal risk, Najla has shown incredible resilience, working tirelessly...

Meet the Heroine: Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim

Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim Celmatix, founded in 2009 by Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim in New York City is a next-generation women’s health company leveraging big-data and genomics to improve fertility treatments and pave the...