Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a self-identified “Jamericanadian,” was born in Vancouver, Canada, but spent her first 5 years in Kingston, Jamaica, where her family is from. When her father received a Fullbright Fellowship to work at Stanford University her family immigrated to Palo Alto, California.
Lustia Nkhoma is a role model for women and girls in Malawi, and a leader in agricultural development.
Nkirote Koome, 27, is a program officer with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), based in Nairobi, Kenya, and supports landscape restoration programs in Kenya and Ethiopia.
At age 11, our youngest Ceiling Breaker Jodi Evans is an inspirational role model for young girls and children's health activists. Jodi is one of the most vocal and passionate members for children's health in her community of Bowie, Maryland.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we recognize that while progress has been made when it comes to the full participation of women and girls, the truth is, we’re not there yet when it comes to gender equality around the world.
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