Here at Girls With Ideas, we work to ensure that the future female leaders of this world feel well-equipped to take on the challenges and greatness that awaits them. However, we would not be here today if it weren’t for the work of many courageous women with ideas that have paved the way for us. Let’s take a look at some of the fabulous women that have changed the world and moved ideas forward.
To end 2016, we collected a bunch of stories about girls making a difference in 2016. As a team fighting for gender equity, it can be difficult to feel like progress is being made—but it IS happening! Here are ten of our favorite stories about girls with ideas making world-changing differences in the world.
Every four years we have the opportunity as a country to talk about big issues and make decisions about the leadership of our country. In those conversations, regardless of the side, “think of the children” rhetoric is often invoked, enabling people to justify their beliefs and their choices as being for the benefit of others.