Amy Jacques Garvey was a Jamaican born journalist, writer, poet and activist of Pan-African emancipation.
Women doing great things deserve to be celebrated and Iconic Women does just that. We are celebrating women who are constantly moving the needle closer to equal rights, one day at a time.
Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a Nigerian educator, political campaigner, suffragist, and women’s rights activist.
Mary Church Terrell was an African American writer, educator and social activist who advocated for racial equality and women’s suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Anna Julia Cooper was an American author, educator, black liberation activist, speaker and sociologist.
Sojourner Truth was an African American abolitionist, women’s rights activist, author and evangelist born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, serving several masters before escaping with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.
Tarana Burke is an American activist who started the Me Too movement. She is the founder of Just Be Inc., an all girls program for black girls aged 12 -18. Burke is also the senior director of Girls For Gender Equity, a Brooklyn based non-profit organization that creates opportunities for young women. Early Life Tarana Burke…
Bogolo Joy Kenewedo is a Motswana economist, project manager and politician who served as the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry in Botswana.