A former victim of human trafficking, today Myrna Padilla is using her success in the IT industry to create an online network of support connecting women and girls who might otherwise fall through the cracks.
Behind the statistics, girls worldwide are using digital media to speak their minds and bare their souls. The force of their voices are staggering—the reality of their untapped potential for global leadership impossible to ignore.
The strength of Anab Mohamed’s forward thinking female relatives inspired her to make the most of her education. Now she carries that legacy forward through her own outspoken advocacy for girls in her community.
When Zahra Saifey from Afghanistan went off to university, she knew she would gain knowledge. She didn’t know she would shed the security blanket of her restrictive background to claim her autonomy and radically alter her worldview.
As a child growing up in Northern Ireland, Aoife faced both the pain of living in a conflict zone and the pain of being sexually abused at the hands of her father. She has found solace and healing in the art of meditation.