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Checking in with the brave and inspiring women in our Global Leadership Network. Take a look at what they’re up to:


Akanksha Hazari | India

2016 Global Leadership Awards Honoree Akanksha Hazari’s organization m.Paani has been selected for Class 5 of the Google Launchpad Accelerator

Nadya Okamoto | USA

VVLead & HERlead Fellow, Nadya Okamoto, was named part of Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 Class of 2017. Nadya sat down with Secretary Hillary Clinton discussing the issues facing women and girls around the world.


Isabelle | USA, HERlead

One of our HERlead fellows, Isabelle, has been awarded Fox 12 Oregon’s “Be The Change Award.” Her org allows underprivileged students to take free music lessons after school.

Dr. Deqo A.Mohamed-Waqaf | Somalia

Dr. Deqo A.Mohamed-Waqaf stopped by Vital Voices Headquarters last month to update us on her work with the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation. Stop by and see us again soon!