5 Inspirational Young Women

Updated: Feb 24

Amariyanna Copeny (Little Miss Flint)

12 year old Mari, aka Little Miss Flint, fights for her community of Flint, Michigan in the ongoing water crisis. At just 8 years old, she wrote a letter to then President Barack Obama and convinced him to visit her town and shine a spotlight on the issue.

Amika George

20 yr old British activist that works against period poverty. She founded the #FreePeriods campaign, and continues to champion women’s access to menstrual products and women’s education around the world.

Elin Williams

Elin, at 21 years old, created and writes for the renowned disability & lifestyle blog, My Blurred World. She reflects on her own experiences as a visually-impaired woman to discuss accessible beauty and foster a community for those living with disabilities.

Autumn Peltier

Autumn is a 15 year old member of the Wiikwemkoong First Nation committed to water rights for indigenous communities. In 2019, she addressed the United Nations and urged the global community to prioritize clean water over profits.

Amanda Gorman

At only 19 years, Amanda has become the first ever Youth Poet Laureate of The US. She serves as the Executive Director and Founder of One Pen One Page, which promotes literacy through free creative writing programming for underserved youth. 

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