International Women's Day

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15 Trailblazing Women From Around The World Making History Right Now

Meet the women changing our world for the better right now.

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#1

Social activist Ilwad Elman carries on her late father's work at Elman Peace & Human Rights Center, a Somalian NGO that runs Somalia's first rape crisis center and supports former child soldiers and other marginalized youth.

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#2

American track and field Olympian Allyson Felix fought for better maternity protections for female athletes and ultimately convinced Nike to change its policy for pregnant athletes.