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Umra Omar: Transforming Lives

Umra Omar: Transforming Lives

Umra Omar won CNN Hero of the Year award in 2016 for her NGO that delivers lifesaving medical services to people residing in some of the most isolated and dangerous corners of Kenya. 

Stella Bowles: Young Environmentalist

Stella Bowles: Young Environmentalist

What started as a Grade 6 science project by the 11-year-old Bowles has evolved into a $15.7M cleanup plan funded by the local, provincial and federal government.

 

Manal Rostom, The Surviving Hijab Story

Manal Rostom, The Surviving Hijab Story

Manal Rostom, the 40-year-old Egyptian athlete is the first hijabi woman to be featured by Nike to promote their sports hijab line. 

Protsahan: Where Creative Education meets Entrepreneurship

Protsahan: Where Creative Education meets Entrepreneurship

The not-for-profit teaches children design, art, digital stories, photography, technology and cinema.

Dr. Seema Waghmode

Dr. Seema Waghmode

Dr. Seema Waghmode is one of the many activists working to rescue and rehabilitate women and children’s lives affected by the sex trade industry in India. 

Dr. Kriti Bharti: Taking Child Marriage to Courts

Dr. Kriti Bharti: Taking Child Marriage to Courts

Saarthi, is a medium to educate people about the importance of education and injustice of child marriages contributing to sexual abuse, unsafe pregnancies, low rate of education, and poverty.

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