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Moira Kelly (31 January 1964) is an Australian humanitarian worker.
She is the legal guardian of four orphaned children: Trishna and Krishna Bangladeshi conjoined twins (since separated with surgery), and Iraqi-born Emmanuelle and Ahmed Mustafa who were found in a shoe box in a park.
Emmanuelle tells his story and sings on the XFactor in this video (warning: get tissues before watching, seriously):
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Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African-American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur and philanthropist.
She made her fortune by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.
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Former journalist turned online media powerhouse, Sue Gardner is the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization behind Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia.
Before joining the Wikimedia Foundation, she ran CBC.CA, the website for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, one of Canada’s most prominent and best-loved cultural institutions (and one of my personal favorites).
I was especially interested in Gardner's talk as I am a HUGE fan and regular supporter of Wikipedia, without which Amazing Women Rock would not be the site it is today.
In this informal interview, Gardner explains how Wikipedia depends on the generosity of "strangers" to stay afloat: