Category: Fearless Women

Mari Copeny: More Than A Pageant Queen

In the small town of Flint, Michigan, in 2016, one child sent a letter to Former President Barack Obama to advocate for environmental change in her community. Unlike many other

Greta Thunberg: More Than A Teenager

A Swedish teenager ignited a global generational movement to force the world to address climate change. In 2018, Greta Thunberg began her campaign to address the existential threat of climate

Alina Diaz

In 2019, Alina Diaz was a Power To Inspire Honoree at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights 2019 Power To Inspire Annual Gala. I believe in social justice and

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland: More Than An Ally

At an early age, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland realized that she needed to be an agent for change and fight for racial equality. As a student at Duke University in 1960, Joan began her life

Eleanor Roosevelt: More Than A First Lady

Eleanor Roosevelt, born into New York’s aristocracy, became an advocate for justice after working in tenements as a young woman, and guiding America through the Great Depression and World War

Mamie Till: More Than A Mother

In August 1955, Mamie Till-Mobley tragically became an agent of change when her 13-year old son, Emmett, was murdered while visiting family in Mississippi. Till-Mobley’s decision to show her son’s brutalized

JoAnn Robinson: More Than A Teacher

JoAnn Robinson began her career in public service as an educator in Macon, Georgia, working in public schools as an educator. She would go on to earn her master’s degree from Atlanta

Ruby Bridges: More Than A First Grader

November 14th will mark the 60th Anniversary of the  integration of William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans by six-year-old Ruby Bridges.  Norman Rockwell’s painting, “The Problem We All Live With,” published four years

The Legacy of Dorothy Height

Born in Richmond, Virginia March 24, 1912, Dorothy Irene Height became for many, an example of a life of service. In high school, she began her activism, participating in anti-lynching

Game Changer, Dr. Grace Lee Boggs

Dr. Grace Lee Boggs, activist and game changer, was the daughter of Chinese immigrants born in Providence, Rhode Island. Earning her Ph.D. in 1940 from Byrn Mawr College, Boggs, spent