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Lisa Blunt Rochester (Author/CEO/Politician)

A member of the Democratic Party, she is the member-elect for the United States House of Representatives seat representing Delaware's at-large congressional district, and the first woman and first Africa ...

Meryl Streep (Actor/Academy Award Winner)

... structive woman, and do it with such gentleness and charm... Streep creates a whole character around a woman who could have simply been a catalogue of symptoms." Out of Africa (1985) starred Streep as ...

Millicent Garrett Fawcett (Feminist)

... . In July 1901 she was appointed to lead the British Government's commission to South Africa to investigate conditions in the concentration camps that had been created there in the wake of the Second B ...

Angelina Jolie (Actress/UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador)

... elina Jolie & Dr. Jeffrey Sachs in Africa, portraying her and noted economist Dr. Jeffrey Sachs on a trip to a remote group of villages in Western Kenya. In 2006, Jolie announced the founding of the Jolie/Pit ...

Jane Goodall (Primatologist/And MORE!)

... ll had always been passionate about animals and Africa, which brought her to the farm of a friend in the Kenya highlands in 1957. From there, she obtained work as a secretary, and acting on her friend's ad ...

Gloria Steinem (Feminist/Journalist)

... ested along with Mrs. King, Amy Carter, over twenty members of Congress, and other civil rights activists for protesting the apartheid in South Africa. Steinem co-founded the Coalition of Labor Union Wom ...

16 Amazing All Stars at TED 2014

... k https://amazingwomenrock.com/ngozi-okonjo-iweala-on-doing-business-in-africa 12) Pattie Maes (Researcher) https://www.ted.com/talks/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense 13) Sarah Kay (Poet) Stunnin ...

AAA Alphabetical TED Women Talks List

... Obesity & Hunger Ellen McGirt Speaks About The Written Word At TEDxGreenville Emily Levine's Theory Of Everything Emily Oster Flips Our Thinking On AIDS In Africa Emily Pilloton Speaks About a Design ...