Dolores Huerta on how she led a historic boycott against the grape industry to gain better working conditions for farmworkers.
Siebert on being a first on Wall Street, her male colleagues, and women in finance today. On August 24th, 2013, Siebert passed away at the age of 80. She leaves a remarkable legacy for women in business.
In this inspiring video, Brandon Holley recounts how taking advantage of a chance meeting led to her career as an editor of popular women's magazines.
Jane Lynch talks about her path to comedy, comedians she loves, and being a woman in the entertainment industry.
Geraldine Ferraro on her historic nomination as the Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate, the exuberance of the moment, and its lasting legacy.
Mazie Hirono, U.S. Senator from Hawaii, shares her story of immigrating to America with her single mother from Japan, learning English, and discovering her knack for politics, first as a campaign manager and eventually as the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate.
The availability of organs for transplants depends entirely upon location. Katharine Wolf helped to found OrganJet, a company that uses private jets to move patients around the country when and where these organs become available.
Millions in the developing world go without adequate medical treatment every day. Jane Chen's company Embrace addresses the importance of designing medical equipment for affordability and technological constraints.
Danica Patrick on racing go-karts in her youth, the short history of women racers, and her groundbreaking win.
Maria Pepe on her role in opening up Little League to girls and the legacy, four decades later.
Diane von Furstenberg on her breakout success, career rebirth, and embracing women's strength and femininity.
Lauren Bush Lauren started FEED Projects, a company with a mission to create good products to feed the world.
Andrews speaks about growing up in Detroit, how she came to be the founding principal of Catherine Ferguson Academy for pregnant teen girls and mothers, and her experience being there.
Dena Simmons believes that the first step in educating children, is creating a safe environment for them to learn.
Inspiring confidence in young women requires visible, positive role models. Alexis Jones discusses how her company, I AM THAT GIRL, empowers girls through the creation of alternative media and safe communities.
Founder of the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Anna Rodriguez, talks about how she found her passion, her first human trafficking case, human trafficking laws and how the victims she’s saved now call her “Mom.”
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