Meet Melissa

Meet Melissa

Search for: Meet Melissa Orphaned at 15, 17-year-old Melissa lives with her uncle, aunt, and seven cousins in a remote village in Zimbabwe. Forced to drop out of school two years ago when it got too expensive, the teenager spends her time at home dreaming of a better...
Meet Ann Hudock

Meet Ann Hudock

Search for: Meet Ann Hudock Isatu strode out of her hut in the village on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone as I arrived at the Rogbum Women’s Cooperative she had founded. Her dynamic leadership, uncommon for a woman in a male-dominated society where men...
Meet Pramila

Meet Pramila

Search for: Meet Pramila Pramila Jayapal is the U.S. Representative for Washington’s 7th congressional district. She immigrated to the United States from India by herself to attend college when she was 16 years old. Her parents, an engineer and a teacher, spent...
More Women in Politics

More Women in Politics

Search for: Meet Stephanie Schriock President of EMILY’s List I joined EMILY’s List as president seven years ago after years of managing campaigns and offices of great men around the country. I have always been a beneficiary of those brave women that broke through...
Meet Afua Osei

Meet Afua Osei

Search for: Meet Afua Osei My co-founder Yasmin and I started She Leads Africa in 2014 because we had a desire to see young woman on stage instead of on the sidelines when it came to top innovators and leaders in Africa. One of the first excuses you’ll hear from...
Meet Cheraé

Meet Cheraé

Search for: Meet Cheraé Our first pitch competition winner, Cheraé Robinson had just a mock up of her Tastemakers Africa app when she pitched to us in September 2014. Two years later she has launched campaigns in partnership with Uber, Radisson Blu and South African...

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