Giving birth to a daughter inspired Jaha Dukureh to take action to end a painful and medically unnecessary procedure inflicted on girls around the world.
Black Panther, the first Hollywood blockbuster centered on a black superhero and to star a mostly black cast, is defying long-held stereotypes about Africans and women.
Hazel Johnson-Brown made history in 1979 as the first black woman to become a U.S. Army general. She went on to head the Army Nurse Corps.
White House adviser Ivanka Trump found her visit to South Korea "incredibly inspiring" as she led the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
When she was 17, Lee Hyeonseo escaped into China while famine ravaged North Korea. After a decade of hiding, she now shares her story to raise awareness of other defectors.
Participating in sports makes girls physically healthier, boosts their confidence, and increases their ability to succeed as adults.
Meet Jelena McWilliams, nominated by President Trump to head the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, a job at the heart of America’s capitalist system.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit kicked off in Hyderabad with India's prime minister and Ivanka Trump both emphasizing the importance of empowering women.
Ivanka Trump, President Trump's daughter and White House adviser, says changes in workplace culture are vital to women's empowerment and to economic growth.