13 Women Who Are Changing The World In 2019

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Caitlin Figueiredo is an advocate for gender equity, an activist and director of the Global Resolutions Project as part of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Michelle Obama even named her Global Changemaker for Global Equality at the White House.

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13 Women Who Are Changing The World In 2019

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Caitlin Figueiredo is an advocate for gender equity, an activist and director of the Global Resolutions Project as part of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Michelle Obama even named her Global Changemaker for Global Equality at the White House.

Photo By @caitlinfigueiredo Instagram

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Rapper and singer Lizzo is climbing the charts right now with her banger 'Juice,' but is also all about spreading messages of self-love and body positivity, and has become an ally to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Sarah Moran is the CEO of Girl Geek Academy, has enabled STEM training for over 10,000 students in Australia, and spearheaded the world's first hackathon for girls aged 5-8. Her goal is to inspire 1 million women into the tech industry by 2025.

Photo By @sarahmoran Instagram

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Lana Condor is perhaps best known for starring in Netflix film 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' but she's also helping to diversify Hollywood with a focus on Asian representation.

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Prudence Melom is a young refugee who, at just 24 years old, founded E Raced, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to erase racism in Australian schools

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Australian comedienne Hannah Gadsby made waves last year with her comedy special 'Nanette,' in which she used self-deprecating humour to start a much-needed conversation about homophobia and bigotry

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Miranda Tapsell is an Indigenous Australian actress who appeared on 'Love Child,' 'Wolf Creek' and 'The Sapphires' but most recently co-wrote and starred in the film 'Top End Wedding' which made it to Sundance Film Festival.

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Bhenji Ra is a performance and interdisciplinary artist from Sydney. Their work with Indigenous and queer people of colour, has made them an icon for many in the LGBTQI+ community.

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Meghan Markle is now part of the royal family as Prince Harry's wife, but she's also a spokeswoman championing women's rights, equality, and diversity and has helped bring royal tradition into the modern age

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Penny Wong is an Australian senator but she's also an advocate for LGBTQI+ rights and uses her personal experiences facing prejudice and racism to foster positive change

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High school student Jean Hinchliffe is a young activist and was one of the chief organisers of the #ClimateStrike which saw Aussie students walk out of school to protest against government inaction on climate change

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Yara Shahidi is the star of 'Black-Ish' but she's also used her platform to encourage Gen Z to engage politically and vote with Eighteen x 18. Last year she was also accepted at Harvard.

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Ellia Green is a professional Australian Rugby Union Player who represents the country in Sevens Rugby and won a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Photo By @elliagreen Instagram

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Shareefa J is an Australian plus size model and the founder of Shine For Diversity, to help shine a light on lack of representation of ethnic minorities within the media, and to eradicate tokenism

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