Not necessarily you have to define anything related to powerful women under the category of Feminism. Because feminism isn’t a category, it is an ideology, a thought process, a state of mind which makes real sense. People have to start seeing feminism as a different thing, maybe because it is about women and their liberation. Well, if that’s the case then these women that we are going to introduce you with today, are going to change your take on feminism. Because they are the powerful women who are standing apart to make changes in people’s lives, who actually are making a difference.
We know them from The Women Deliver Fourth Global Conference where people around the world, women around the world, gather to discuss major issues like health and rights of women, etc.
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- These are women who not only taking up the issues related to feminism but trying to tackle down the major problems on a global scale.
1. ClementinaIlukol, Uganda
This woman from Uganda is making a huge difference for her society for women in Uganda. She is a leader of midwives in Uganda.
2. Gretchen, U.S
She believes that one should work for others since “you gain power by working with others”. She is a retired teacher and school administrator.
3. Laraib Abid, Pakistan
This powerful woman is trying to empower women living in the border areas of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. She is a senior manager of PATRIP Foundation.
4. Chidinma Pheoby Akpa, Nigeria
She studied surgical education. She believes in gender equality. She says “…I want us to, in terms of intellectual progress and creativity and innovation, let’s give women a chance to come and stand side by side.”
5. Praise Emenike, Nigeria
This powerful lady works with Family Health International to gain resources and services for patients with HIV/AIDS.
6. Sadiqa Basiri Saleem, Afghanistan
She believes in the education of women and girl child. She is the executive director of the Oruj Learning Centre that focuses on the education of female gender.
7. Denicia Cadena, US
She works with an organization named Young Women United that focuses on the women of colour in New Mexico.