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Inspiring Stories of Women Changing the Workplace (and the World)

Seeking motivation? Turn your attention to these amazing women. They’ve managed to upend entire industries and cultural norms—and then inspire the women of Mozilla, who curated this list.

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The Dream of Educating Afghan Girls Lives On [WATCH]

Shabana Basij-Rasikh
TEDWomen 2021

In this deeply moving talk, educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh shares the harrowing story of evacuating more than 250 students, staff and family members from the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA)— the country's first and only all-girls boarding school—to Rwanda after the Taliban took power in 2021.

Miriam Makeba, and the Fight Goes on

Vladimir Cagnolari
PAM Magazine

90 years ago, the South African singer, who was to become “Mama Africa”, a Pan-African heroine, was born. The life of a woman who thought that the fight should never end.

The Pioneering Women Who Helped Create Modern Computing [WATCH]

Kathy Kleiman

In this eye-opening talk, digital rights expert Kathy Kleiman describes uncovering the hidden story behind an old photograph. Despite showing both men and women working on the groundbreaking Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) in 1946, the caption only named the men. What followed for Kleiman was a years-long journey to locate and celebrate the achievements of these pioneering women—ENIAC's first programmers.