"As a woman leader, I lead with the strong belief that women bring stability and peace, at home, in their communities, and for the nation."
- Mu Sochua, Cambodia
"You have to trust your own courage, trust your own humanity and trust your own capacity to be more than you are."
- Inez McCormack, Northern Ireland
"Women in Africa are the greatest untapped resource of Africa. We are the future."
- Hafsat Abiola, Nigeria
"As we know from long and indisputable experience, investing in women has an amplifier effect on productivity and sustainable economic growth."
- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
"I believe gender inequity is a market failure. You have to take risks. If you don't let the unexpected to happen, you will never truly understand the miracles of life."
- Roshaneh Zafar, Pakistan