This entrepreneuress is stitching together a better life for herself and her children.
Correspondent Sally Blakemore interviews Kenya’s UN Person of the Year 2005, Agnes Pareyio.
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.
It all started with a couple pet monkeys in Brooklyn, New York… these days, primatologist Patricia Wright is more likely to be found in the rain forests of Madagascar.
This outreach worker selflessly sweeps the streets of Managua for abandoned and drug-addicted kids.
our global search continues for women who are composing their lives—and whose actions, individualism and vision will rule the future
Divas du Jour
- Mega Mater
- Finnish Folk Maestra
- Street Angel
- Truckin' Queen
- Prima(tologist) Diva
- Counter-Culture Creatrix
- Green Goddess
Ana Paula Machado Mendes dos Reis
- Renaissance Woman
- Hong Kong Hostess
- Ice Princess