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STRONG WOMEN SHARE the LABELS and WORDS LEVELED AGAINST THEM and WHY it is SO IMPORTANT to EMPOWER WOMEN + GIRLS RIGHT NOW


sally kohn
Sally Kohn
CNN COLUMNIST + POLITICAL COMMENTATOR, POLITICAL ESSAYIST, SOCIAL JUSTICE POINEER + OUR HEROINE

“We are worse off – all of us – including men and boys – if our society is not developing and empowering 100% of the resources of humanity, including women and girls.” –Sally Kohn

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sallykohn.com


LAUREN FLESHMAN
Lauren Fleshman
Veteran Professional Distance Runner for Oiselle. Won Loads of State Championships, NCAA titles, USA Championships and Finished as High as 7th in the World so far. Business Owner, Picky Bars. Author. Activist.

“We can’t expect to effectively move forward with half the population carrying sandbags.” –Lauren Fleshman

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AskLaurenFleshman.com


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Amy Richards
FOUNDER/PRESIDENT, SOAPBOX, INC. and FOUNDER, THIRD WAVE FUND / FEMINIST.COM

“Our world loses out when the leadership doesn’t reflect those who are being led.” –Amy Richards

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soapboxinc.com | feminist.com | feministcamp.com | makers.com


JACLYN MATFUS HARPER
Jaclyn Matfus Harper
HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, FEMINIST, ALL AROUND BADASS

“It’s incredibly important to empower women and girls now more than ever because we are finally being heard in a meaningful way.” – Jaclyn Matfus Harper

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newlightindia.org


Sally Bergesen
Sally Bergesen
FOUNDER/CEO, OISELLE

“Transformation comes from knowing that there is no change without conflict and being vocal will always be met with some form of backlash.” –Sally Bergesen

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oiselle.com | sallybergesen.tumblr.com


AMANDA STUERMER
Amanda Stuermer
Founder, World Muse, Muse Conference, Muse Magazine

“Labels are intended to keep us small, and I refuse to be kept small any longer.” –Amanda Stuermer

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theworldmuse.org | amandastuermer.com
Photo: Heaven McArthur


sarah pool
Sarah Pool
Founder /CEO, Pacific Superfood Snacks

“The greatest lie we are told is about what “beauty” looks like and it’s reinforced every minute of the day.” –Sarah Pool

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pacificsnacks.com | sarahpool.info


MELISSA JUN ROWLEY
Melissa Jun Rowley
Founder, Humanise, Inc.

“When females are educated and empowered, families are healthier, poverty cycles are broken, and economies become stronger. The bottom line is that from local communities in the developing world to the corporate ecosystem, when women are in leadership roles, the return on investment is higher than when they’re not.” – Melissa Jun Rowley

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humanise.global | thetoolbox.org


JOANNA LOHMAN
Joanna Lohman
Badass soccer Player, Washington Spirit, the National Women’s Soccer League. Coach. Mentor.

“I do realize, however, while striving to be your true self to the level I do, there will push back, resistance, and misunderstanding.” –Joanna Lohman

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joannalohman.com | washingtonspirit.com | athleteally.org


angie aker
Angie Aker
Upworthy.com Badass. Feminist Changemaker. Abuse Survivor. Rockstar Single Mom. Former Editor-in-Chief of MoveOn.org.

“As older women, we went through the decades of feeling shame and uncertainty about ourselves. Imagine how much faster we could have gotten on with our lives, callings if we had known how much of that toxic negativity wasn,t about us,but about the society we live in.” –Angie Aker

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upworthy.com/angie-aker | angieup.tumblr.com


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Kyleane Hunter
Former U.S. Marine officer and combat Cobra helicopter pilot. Co-founder /co-director of the Think Broader Foundation.

“I have the power to be in control of how I perceive myself, and how I present these perceptions to others. My strength as a woman is not dismissed by the changes in outward form. –Kyleane Hunter
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ROSE MARCARIO
Rose Marcario
PRESIDENT + CEO, PATAGONIA

“Having more stuff does not make for a happier life. The planet has limits and we need to recognize that and change our own habits to protect what we love.” –Rose Marcario

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PatagoniaWorks.com.

Photo: Amy Kumler / Courtesy of Patagonia


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