First hijabi to be signed to a major modeling company, walk international runways, and be on the cover of Vogue
Nawal el Saadawi
Women’s rights activist, founder and president of the Arab Women's Solidarity Association, co-founder of the Arab Association for Human Rights
First female associate professor at the Yale School of Art
British-American economist, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, current director of the London School of Economics
First female Saudi filmmaker, award winning documentarian
Tri-lingual CNN anchor known for being the first to cover breaking international news
First woman and the first Iranian to win the Fields Medal
Black Persian-American actress and human rights activist
Amal Alamuddin Clooney
Internationally celebrated human rights lawyer and advocate.
First woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first and only woman to receive the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects
Professor and activist for women's rights in Jordan
Afghan human rights advocate and Chief Executive Officer of Refugee Women in Development (RefWID), Inc.
Youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, Nobel Peace Prize recipient