This gallery includes portraits of inspiring women leaders I met while volunteering to help SayItForward.org at recent international conferences.  SayItForward.org is an amazing web platform for women and girls to share their personal stories of self-empowerment.  The love and grace that the women in these photos bring to the world every day, seeking solutions to some of our most difficult challenges, is truly inspiring and gives me hope for the future of humanity — something we can all use right now.
Sharon D'Agostino / U.S.
Sharon D'Agostino / U.S.
Yodit Kifle Smith / U.S.
Yodit Kifle Smith / U.S.
Oumie Sissokho / The Gambia
Oumie Sissokho / The Gambia
Esenam Nyador / Ghana
Esenam Nyador / Ghana
Valin Azooz / Iraq
Valin Azooz / Iraq
Elisa Gambino / U.S.
Elisa Gambino / U.S.
Whitney Dowers / Canada
Whitney Dowers / Canada
Senait Isaac / Canada
Senait Isaac / Canada
Janne Iversen / Norway
Janne Iversen / Norway
 Victoria Melhado Daley / Jamaica
Victoria Melhado Daley / Jamaica
Bhavya Nandini / India
Bhavya Nandini / India
Francisca Mandeya / Canada
Francisca Mandeya / Canada
Mushairat Mamun / U.S.
Mushairat Mamun / U.S.
Ruth Kilimo / Kenya
Ruth Kilimo / Kenya
Angel Kharya / India
Angel Kharya / India
Olaoluwa Abagun / Nigeria
Olaoluwa Abagun / Nigeria
Mitra Kadarsih / Indonesia
Mitra Kadarsih / Indonesia
Sumaira Yousaf / Pakistan
Sumaira Yousaf / Pakistan
Jama Jack / The Gambia
Jama Jack / The Gambia
Aleksandra Kuljanin / Bosnia and Herzegovina
Aleksandra Kuljanin / Bosnia and Herzegovina
Maureen Kanayo / Nigeria & U.S.
Maureen Kanayo / Nigeria & U.S.
Andrea Vazquez / Canada
Andrea Vazquez / Canada
Franka Cadée / Netherlands
Franka Cadée / Netherlands
Andrea Jordon / Barbados & U.K.
Andrea Jordon / Barbados & U.K.
Joanne Rama / Aotearoa NZ
Joanne Rama / Aotearoa NZ
Peace Osamede Smith / Germany
Peace Osamede Smith / Germany
Sara Forrest Jaimes / Mexico & U.S.
Sara Forrest Jaimes / Mexico & U.S.
Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi / Nigeria
Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi / Nigeria
Maren Dietze / France & Canada
Maren Dietze / France & Canada
Delphine Silvermoon / U.S.
Delphine Silvermoon / U.S.
Rebecca Smiddy / U.S.
Rebecca Smiddy / U.S.
Esther Mast / U.S.
Esther Mast / U.S.
Tandin Pemo / Bhutan
Tandin Pemo / Bhutan
Toni Gwynn-Jones / Australia
Toni Gwynn-Jones / Australia
Debbie Hudson / Australia
Debbie Hudson / Australia
Gabrielle Filiou-Chenier / Canada
Gabrielle Filiou-Chenier / Canada
Mildred John / Nigeria
Mildred John / Nigeria
Michiko Kashiba / Japan
Michiko Kashiba / Japan
Priyanka Idicula / India
Priyanka Idicula / India
Binat Sasson / Israel
Binat Sasson / Israel
Clara Methie / Zimbabwe
Clara Methie / Zimbabwe
Dagmar Ruppert / Switzerland
Dagmar Ruppert / Switzerland
Ekaete Asuquo / Nigeria
Ekaete Asuquo / Nigeria
Gigja Sveinsdottir / Iceland
Gigja Sveinsdottir / Iceland
Jigme Choden / Bhutan
Jigme Choden / Bhutan
Inma Esteban García / Spain
Inma Esteban García / Spain
Shahnaz Shahid / Pakistan
Shahnaz Shahid / Pakistan
Judy Ducatel / The Bahamas
Judy Ducatel / The Bahamas
Kinga Pemo / Bhutan
Kinga Pemo / Bhutan
Laura Latina / Italy
Laura Latina / Italy
Meseret Haileyesus / Canada
Meseret Haileyesus / Canada
Linda Shewey / U.S.
Linda Shewey / U.S.
Shirley Curtis / The Bahamas
Shirley Curtis / The Bahamas
Marissa Isabedra / Philippines
Marissa Isabedra / Philippines
Mindy Ebrahimoff / Israel
Mindy Ebrahimoff / Israel
Barbara Kirkland / U.S.
Barbara Kirkland / U.S.
Deliwe Nyathikazi / South Africa
Deliwe Nyathikazi / South Africa
Heather Struckett / Canada
Heather Struckett / Canada
Noelia Greizerstein / Canada
Noelia Greizerstein / Canada
Zinabua Girmay / Ethiopia
Zinabua Girmay / Ethiopia
Maxine Hardinge / Australia
Maxine Hardinge / Australia
Lia Brigante / U.K.
Lia Brigante / U.K.
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