25 Women To Know

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For the fourth year in a row HelloBeautiful presents our “25 Women To Know” list, and this time we’ve rounded up a group of dynamic women who are working to improve the lives of marginalized people in society, and helping to make all of our lives better.  They are powerful women with major causes from healthcare, to immigration, […]

EDDA COLLINS COLEMAN When Edda Collins Coleman was a little girl, she didn’t realize that all the organizing, lobbying and campaigning that her parents and grandparents did would set the foundation for her adulthood career, but she is appreciative. Growing up, the Springfield, Illinois native tagged along with her family for various causes from lobbying […]

Amara Enyia, also known as “The Municipal Maven,” is known for her community work in some of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods. Through her company, Ace Municipal Partners, she works with mayors of surrounding counties and cities to work toward rectifying issues like unemployment, and lack of education and resources, which contribute to high crime rates […]

MAJORA CARTER  Growing up in the South Bronx is what drove Majora Carter away from her neighborhood when she was able to leave, but it’s also what brought her back. Carter made education her first priority so that she could move away however she got a financial reality check after enrolling in grad school, which […]

  ATIMA OMARA-AWALA  Altima Omara-Awala is a political strategist, activist and self-proclaimed feminist who was inspired to become a change agent by her own experience with politics in college, as an officer in Student Government. “I became very optimistic after seeing people come to an agreement on what is better for people just in the […]

CAMIELLA WILLIAMS  These days, Camiella Williams spends her time as a gun reform activist but her road to activism wasn’t easy. The 26-year-old Chicago-native grew up in a violent neighborhood where she bought her first gun in the sixth grade, for $25. From there she got involved with gang activity and entangled in a morbid […]

MAYA RUPERT Maya Rupert is a federal policy director at the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Prior to joining NCLR, she was an associate with Sidley Austin LLP’s Los Angeles office but eagerly sought after the chance to work with NCLR when the position came her way in 2010. “My work for the LGBT community […]

MUADI MUKENGE  Muadi Mukenge, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is a leader in the movement of defending women’s rights in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her background in women’s health, African politics and economic development in Africa plays a major role in her current work with enhancing women’s rights and ending sexual violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. […]

With a cosign from First Lady Michelle Obama, it is no wonder 23-year-old Elle Varner is the next big voice! The curly haired songstress released her debut album Perfectly Imperfect in August and established herself as an R&B angel in the process. MUST READ: The Next Big Voice: Jermaine Paul Varner was born into the […]

Michanda Myles thought she had everything figured out. She was going to land a TV show on Oprah’s OWN and become the next talk superstar to spread her message of positivity and faith. However while standing in line for Oprah’s “Your Own Show” auditions, her calling took a drastically different direction during a phone conversation […]

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we at HelloBeautiful.com wanted to highlight  some of the amazing women who inspire us everyday.  We selected 25 women of different ages, across many fields who are currently making history as they strive fearlessly to achieve their greatest limits.  While some of these ladies are at the […]

Katerina Graham From Fanta to Fangs Culture Singer, Dancer, Actress and model Katerina Graham is a quadruple threat and counting. Working since she was just six years old, she’s appeared in countless commercials and danced is music videos for stars like Lil Bow Wow, Missy Elliot, Pharell, and Jamie Foxx at the request of noted […]