Wendy Flick, Pond Foundation

Agnes Pareyio

Correspondent Sally Blakemore interviews Kenya’s UN Person of the Year 2005, Agnes Pareyio.

Coordinates: Kenya

Saba Kidane

Poet, activist, journalist and former soldier, Saba Kidane soothes war wounds with her lyrical verses.

Coordinates: Eritrea

Mari Kaasinen

Her group Varttina, with roots reaching back to her toddler days, is now garnering an international reputation for its unique blend of contemporary folk music and Karelian and Finno-Ugric “runo songs.” When she’s not performing, she’s teaching and passing on regional musical traditions to local kids.

Coordinates: Finland

courtesy of Sylvia Oberti

Sylvia Oberti

This “cruising crusader” is on a mad-as-hell race to help cancer sufferers all over the world.

Coordinates: Italy

courtesy of Irja Halasz

Irja Halasz

This journalist seeks those hard-to-get-into places…

Coordinates: Mongolia



divas

our global search continues for women who are composing their lives—and whose actions, individualism and vision will rule the future

suggest a diva»


divas are…


Divas du Jour

From the Shoots

Destinations

Explore our Archives

join the pilgrimage

Sign up for our periodic divamail dispatches