Inspirations

Alice Wong

Alice is a disability rights activist and writer who founded the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to sharing and amplifying disability media and culture. Alice is also a co-partner in four projects: Disabledwriter.com, #CripLit, #CripTheVote, and Access is Love.

Samia Suluhu Hassan

Samia Suluhu Hassan has become Tanzania’s first woman president. She becomes Africa’s only current female national leader. The 61 year old is affectionately known as Mama Samia – in Tanzanian culture that reflect the respect she is held in, rather than reducing her to a gendered role.

Bridgett Floyd

Bridgett, sister of George Floyd, is committed to honouring her brother’s legacy by launching an internship program for young Black men at Texas A&M University-Commerce called the Be His Legacy Program She also established the George Floyd Memorial Foundation, which focuses on promoting global awareness of racial justices.

Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell

Two groundbreaking directors who are the first women ever to be nominated for Academy Awards for Best Director. Chloe Zhao is nominated for the directing of ‘Nomadland’ and Emerald Fennel is nominating for her role as director in the movie, ‘Promising Young Woman’.

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Amanda Nguyen

Amanda is a social entrepreneur, civil rights activist, and the CEO and founder of Rise, a non-governmental civil rights organization. She was involved in proposing and drafting the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Right Act, the 21st bill in modern U.S history to pass unanimously through Congress.

Jessica Ulrika Meir

Jessica Ulrika Meir is a Swedish-American NASA astronaut, marine biologist, and physiologist. She was previously Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, following postdoctoral research in comparative physiology at the University of British Columbia. Follow her page to check out the latest updates from space and in her space!