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Jamia is an activist and storyteller. She has been a powerful force in the social justice movement for a decade and a leading voice on feminist and women’s rights issues. She is the author of This Book Is Feminist, Young, Gifted, and Black.
Venus is a female illustrator. The general aesthetic of her work reflects a personal irritation and bitterness that has steamed from experiences of misogyny, patriarchy and a constant fight for equal rights for women in the work place.
Katy is a curator, writer, art historian, arts presenter, and is best known for running @thegreatwomenartists, an account that celebrates women artists on a daily basis and presenting The Great Women Artists Podcast.
Empowher NY is a collaborative platform founded by Ingrid Silva, created to share stories and give a voice to women who are determined to achieve their goals, despite any challenges they face. The idea of the project is to create a safe environment for all women to discuss their difficulties and achievements without judgement.
WOMEN YOU SHOULD KNOW
Women You Should Know is an editorial platform dedicated to women’s & girls’ empowerment since 2011. What they do encompasses three supportive sister brands – Women You Should Know®, Women You Should Fund®, and (em)POWER® Laces.
TAKE THE LEAD WOMEN
Take The Lead prepares, develops, inspires, and propels all women of all diversities and intersectionalities to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025.
Emily is a liberal thinker who engages her followers with lively discussions about taboo topics and comedic posts. Emily has a completely unfiltered and honest presence on social media and wants women to know how powerful they are.
Leah is a proud and outspoken feminist, currently studying to get her PhD in biochemistry. Her videos on TikTok focuses on social justice, but she's best known for her "Aggressive Self Love Sunday" series on Instagram.
Danielle is the Creator, Executive Producer, and Host of Sex Ed with DB - a feminist podcast bringing you all the sex ed you never got centering LGBTQ+ and BIPOC experts. They discuss sex ed topics such as consent, birth control, periods, BDSM, sex and disability, healthy relationships, STIs, abortion, pleasure and sex work.
Laura is a feminist activist and writer. She founded the Everyday Sexism Project website in 2012 and her first book, Everyday Sexism, was published in 2014. Her subsequent books include Mysogynation: The true scale of sexism and Men Who Hate Women.