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She’s Challenging Limits to Women’s Career Growth in Morocco

Nazik El Yaalaoui knows that getting a job is one thing; moving up in the ranks is another.

Khalida Brohi, Advancing the Rights of Women in Pakistan

By all accounts, women’s rights advocate and social entrepreneur Khalida Brohi is having an amazing year. The 27-year-old was recently honored as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs in Asia, and will be presented this month with the inaugural Buffett Institute Award for Emerging World Leaders.

Women, Don't Apologize for Being Strong

When I first heard Nafula speak about her work, I was struck by the confidence, conviction, and authority of her words. As someone who feels more comfortable expressing herself with a pen and paper than in front of a crowd, I was in awe of her ability to powerfully advocate for gender equality—connecting emotions with data and linking personal experiences with the everyday reality of millions.

Young Women Leaders Share Challenges Beyond Glass Ceiling

A wealth of data compiled by the No Ceilings campaign reflects significant gains—and gaps—in the status of women and girls over the last two decades. One of the persistent challenges cited is a dearth in women executives.