courtesy of Asha Karim

Asha Karim

This entrepreneuress is stitching together a better life for herself and her children.

Coordinates: Uganda

courtesy of Nikki Hall

Nikki Hall

This hairdresser-turned-truckin’ queen has taken it on the road…

Coordinates: United Kingdom

Jeannie Morris

Media mogul — and Adventure Divas’ matriarch — Jeannie Morris celebrates 30 years of crackin’ journalism…

Coordinates: United States

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 Maureen Isaacson

Maureen Isaacson

This South African scribe looks between the lines of a divided society.

Coordinates: South Africa



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