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Kinessa Johnson

Kinessa Johnson About Activist and poaching hunter who is known for being a member of the VETPAW and AWPF groups located in Tanzania. She gained attention by sharing her conservation efforts and photos from her travels through Instagram where she earned over 140,000 followers.  Other Informations Prior to her activism work, she was a US soldier …

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Wanda Grandi

Wanda Grandi About Brazilian journalist and activist who has done extensive work helping underprivileged children in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has also done charity work in the poorest parts of Kenya in Africa.  Other Informations She worked as an assistant for TV presenter Luciano Huck.  She has amassed over 60,000 followers to her wangrandi Instagram account.  She …

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Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory About Nationally recognized social justice champion who is widely known for being one of the organizers of the 50th Anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington. Her activism has garnered over 200,000 Instagram followers. Other Informations She became a staff member of the National Action Network at the age of 15. She spent …

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Jaclyn Corin

Jaclyn Corin About Activist against gun violence and for gun control who earned fame as one of the co-founders of the Never Again MSD activism movement. She survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February 2018, and subsequently helped organize the nationwide March for Life in March 2018.  Other Informations She was the …

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Sarah Brady

Sarah Brady About Famous as the wife of President Ronald Reagan’s Press Secretary, James Brady. She became an outspoken advocate of gun control after her husband was shot and partially paralyzed during a 1981 attempt on Reagan’s life. From 1989 until 2012, she chaired the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.  Other Informations After graduating from …

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Seebohm Rowntree

Seebohm Rowntree About British researcher, social reformer, and industrialist who has studied many topics including poverty. Other Informations He studied chemistry at Owen’s College, Manchester and later joined his family’s firm in 1899. He became an Honorary Founder Member of the British Institute of Management in 1947. He was inspired by his father, Joseph Rowntree …

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Thomas Beatie

Thomas Beatie About Famous as a transgender and LGBT rights activist, he became known to the press as “The Pregnant Man” when, in 2002, after undergoing gender reassignment surgery, he was impregnated by artificial insemination. Other Informations After earning a health science degree from the University of Hawaii, he began his MBA and established a …

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Lydia Taft

Lydia Taft About Secured a place in the history books by becoming the first woman to ever legally vote in America, paving the way for early women’s suffrage. The nature of the vote had to do with landowner and taxpayer status of her late husband’s estate. Other Informations She married her husband Josiah Taft, a …

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Hetty Bower

Hetty Bower About Political activist who operated a hostel for Czechoslovakian refugees during World War II and later became a key figure in the establishment of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Other Informations When she was seventeen years old, she became a member of the Labour Party and quickly became involved in the 1926 General …

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Nicholas Oliver

Nicholas Oliver About Lobbyist and activist best known for his campaign against smoking in Rhode Island. He worked for both the American Heart Association and a Massachusetts association of private schools for special needs children. Other Informations After attending the University of Hartford, he earned a graduate public affairs degree from the University of Massachusetts. …

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Marah Ellis Ryan

Marah Ellis Ryan About An American writer who became an authority on the tribal life of Native Americans, she is best known for works such as The Druid Path and Pagan Prayers. Other Informations She went to live among the Hopi Indians and became an activist for Native American rights. She was an actress as …

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Natalia Ponce De León

Natalia Ponce De León About Colombian businesswoman and activist best known for having campaigned for a law targeting perpetrators of acid attacks throughout Colombia.  Other Informations While visiting her mother in Santa Barbara in 2014, she was attacked by Jonathan Vega who threw a liter of sulphuric acid on her. She underwent 15 reconstruction surgeries …