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