Names We'd Like To See When We Google 'Women Changing The World

Photo of Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Human Rights Activist
Year Published
2016
Author (Individual)
Gharib, M.
Author (Organization)
National Public Radio (NPR)
Resource Type
Other
Resource Format
HTML
Resource Language
English

Sheryl Sandberg. Hillary Clinton. Malala Yousafzai. Oprah. Even Taylor Swift. These names pop up when you Google "women changing the world." Depending on your politics and point of view, you may agree that these influencers have broken stereotypes, raised global awareness for critical issues like energy and education, and/or served as role models for girls. What about Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy? Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu? Kiran Gandhi? Have you heard of them? Probably not. But they deserve a Google shout-out too. They are a few of the unsung women making strides in the developing world. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, this NPR article shines a light on some amazing women around the world.

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