Ivanir dos Santos, a Candomblé priest, has championed religious freedom in Brazil for decades. His Afro-Brazilian religion is the target of persecution.
The movie "Hidden Figures" on women's unsung role in launching the U.S. space program now is inspiring female scientists and STEM advocates worldwide.
When Mihrigul Tursun returned to China, she was arrested and separated from her children. Her crime? Being a Uyghur Muslim who had lived outside of China.
Rebecca Moses, an artist and fashion designer, painted the portraits of 46 nurses at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City to thank them for their work.
Learn how Nancy Grace Roman, NASA's first chief astronomer, became a leader in her field — and a powerful champion for women in the sciences.
GE's joint venture with Tata Consultancy Services in Riyadh has brought many women into the Saudi workforce as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy.
Six-year-old Alex saw the heartbreaking photo of Omran Daqneesh in Syria and sent a letter to President Obama, inviting Omran to his house.
South Africa's first black president inspired Americans with each of his visits to the U.S. before he died in 2013. Nelson Mandela still does in 2018, the centenary of his birth.
"Without debate, without criticism ... no republic can survive," said President John F. Kennedy. Do you have a free space to speak about your government?