women changing the world

UNICEF’s Caryl Stern on the ‘Magnificent’ Moment Pink Sang A Cappella to a Little Girl in Haiti: ‘I Cried’

UNICEF’s Caryl Stern on the ‘Magnificent’ Moment Pink Sang A Cappella to a Little Girl in Haiti: ‘I Cried’

Talking with 12-year-old girls in a Darfur refugee camp, Caryl Stern was reminded once again how much common ground children around the world share. “The girls asked me who my first boyfriend was, and
Ava DuVernay: The Lack of Directors Who Are Women and People of Color Is ‘Intentional’

Ava DuVernay: The Lack of Directors Who Are Women and People of Color Is ‘Intentional’

Ava DuVernay rejects the Hollywood status quo — and as a result, she has broken major barriers for women in the industry. Last year, the Oscar-nominated director was tapped to helm Disney’s A Wrinkle
Karen Spencer Is Transforming the Lives of Vulnerable Kids with These Two Powerful Tools

Karen Spencer Is Transforming the Lives of Vulnerable Kids with These Two Powerful Tools

Figuring out the best way to help the world’s most vulnerable kids involved a 14-year journey that at times “felt like solving a jigsaw puzzle,” says Karen Spencer. For Spencer, the key pieces of the
Meet the Woman Who Is Transforming the NFL

Meet the Woman Who Is Transforming the NFL

Sam Rapoport has spent nearly 15 years working in football, a dozen of those years with the National Football League. But as a student at McGill University in Canada, a professor discouraged the
Jessica Chastain on Her 3-Legged Rescue Dog: ‘I’ve Adopted Every Animal I’ve Ever Had’

Jessica Chastain on Her 3-Legged Rescue Dog: ‘I’ve Adopted Every Animal I’ve Ever Had’

Jessica Chastain doesn’t want people to pity her three-legged rescue dog, Chaplin, when they see him out on a walk with her. “He is so excited to be there with me going on a walk down the pavement,
From Gal Gadot to Real-Life Wonder Women: Meet PEOPLE’s Amazing 25 Women Changing the World

From Gal Gadot to Real-Life Wonder Women: Meet PEOPLE’s Amazing 25 Women Changing the World

Unofficially, 2017 is the year of Wonder Woman. The superhero film starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins stormed the box office this summer, taking the No. 1 spot during its opening weekend
Watch This Female Lawmaker Shut Down a Male Peer Who Said Women Are ‘Weaker, Less Intelligent’

Watch This Female Lawmaker Shut Down a Male Peer Who Said Women Are ‘Weaker, Less Intelligent’

This article originally appeared on FORTUNE.com. In a debate in the European Parliament over the pay gap between men and women on Wednesday, Poland’s Janusz Korwin-Mikke went on a rant in which he