The Activists

First female Saudi filmmaker, award winning documentarian

First transgender actress to hold a recurring role on primetime tv

Singer, dancer, actress, and political activist showing young girls how it's done

Activist-turned-professor advocating for radical change in the U.S.

Co-Creator of the #NeverAgain movement

Labor leader, civil rights activist, co-founder of the United Farm Workers

First African-American First Lady, writer, lawyer

Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Black Persian-American actress and human rights activist

Afghan human rights advocate and Chief Executive Officer of Refugee Women in Development (RefWID), Inc.

Award winning folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist

Creator of the #MeToo movement

Award winning Indian actress, singer, producer, human rights activist, and the first South Asian to headline an American network drama series.

Internationally celebrated human rights lawyer and advocate.

Women’s rights activist, founder and president of the Arab Women's Solidarity Association, co-founder of the Arab Association for Human Rights

One of the youngest transgender people in history to publicly speak about trans rights

Executive Director of Imkaan

Guatemalan indigenous rights and womens rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize recipient

One of the most important figures in the modern feminist movement

Actress known for playing Hermione Granger, UN Women Goodwill ambassador, founder of HeForShe

Asian-American journalist and activist, also a member of Princeton's first graduating class of women

Environmental activist known for the Hinkley groundwater contamination case

World renowned environmental and indigEnous rights activist

Mexican-American award winning author and activist.

First transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category, and the first openly transgender person to be on the cover of Time magazine

First transgender person to work in the White House

Japanese-American civil rights activist

Prominent influence on second-wave feminism

Professor and activist for women's rights in Jordan

Co-founder of the Gay Liberation Front, the Gay Activists Alliance, and the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries

Youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, the Nobel Peace Prize RECIPIENT