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Edith Brower

Edith Brower was a Progressive Era reformer who lived in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Edith Brower contributed arts columns to The Atlantic Monthly and Harpers Weekly founded the Wyoming Valley Womans Club in 1905, which still exists today. Howeve ...

Manny Calonzo

Manny Calonzo is an environmental advocate. Aided by the Ecological Waste Coalition of the Philippines – an organization he founded – he was responsible for the Philippine government’s law to nationally ban lead paint and the creation of a third- ...

John Caulker

Caulker was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Before the Sierra Leonean Civil War 1991–2002 started, Caulker lived with his mother there. Caulker and his family fled from Songo in 1995 because the Revolutionary United Front RUF had reached Songo. C ...

Ernad Deni Čomaga

Ernad Deni Čomaga is a youth activist, lawyer and social entrepreneur in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is the acting president and founder of the Democratic Youth Movement, former president of the Law student Association of the University in Sarajev ...

Sarah Culberson

Princess Sarah Jane Culberson, Lady of Bumpe is an American dancer, actress, philanthropist, educator, public speaker, and author. By birth she is a Mende princess of Bumpe in Sierra Leone. She is the co-founder of Sierra Leone Rising, a non-prof ...

Lindsey Day

Lindsey Day is the president, co-founder, and editor-in-chief of CRWN Magazine, the world’s first natural hair magazine. Day, also a management consultant, grew up in California with her interracial parents. CRWN Magazine is a natural hair and li ...

Katie Eder

Katie Eder is an activist and social entrepreneur who founded and has led three social impact ventures: 50 Miles More, Kids Tales, and The Future Coalition where she is currently the Executive Director. In December 2019, Eder was named one of For ...

Ethel Finck

Ethel Jean Finck, MD was an American interventional radiologist, credited as one of three women founders of the Society of Interventional Radiology in 1973 and for the development of the Finck cardiac catheter.

Zeremariam Fre

Zeremariam Fre born 1951 in Keren, western Eritrea is an agriculturalist, specialising in the drylands, and is of dual Eritrean-British nationality. He is the founder and former director of the Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Af ...

Chat Garcia Ramilo

Chat Garcia Ramilo is a feminist activist. She has over twenty years experience in different activities with Information and communications technology. Since April 2017, she leads the Association for Progressive Communications. She is the Board C ...

Cynthia Germanotta

Cynthia Louise Germanotta is an American philanthropist and activist. She is the president of the Born This Way Foundation, which she co-founded with her daughter, Lady Gaga, in 2012.

Shea Gopaul

Shea Gopaul is the Founder and former Executive Director of the Global Apprenticeship Network, a coalition of companies and organizations addressing the skills mismatch and youth unemployment crisis since 2013.

Sophia Bracy Harris

Sophia Bracy Harris co-founded the Federation of Child Care Centers of Alabama. She was awarded the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur "Genius" Award in 1991, the Rockefeller Public Service Award, and Gleitsman Foundation "People who Make a Diffe ...

J. Robert Hunter

J. Robert Hunter is an American consulting actuary and consumer advocate who serves as the Director of Insurance for the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America since 1995. He was the Insurance Commissioner of the state of Texas from October 199 ...

Van Jones

Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones is an American news commentator, author, and non-practicing attorney. He is a co-founder of several nonprofit organizations, including the Dream Corps, a "social justice accelerator" that operates three advocacy initiati ...

Holden Karnofsky

Karnofsky is the chief executive officer of the Open Philanthropy Project Open Phil. Open Phil is an outgrowth of GiveWell Labs, a collaboration of GiveWell and Good Ventures for more speculative giving. Open Phil is tasked with giving away the b ...

Eve Laron

Eve Mirjam Laron OAM was a Hungarian-born Australia architectural writer based in Sydney. Laron was born in Hungary in 1931. In 1949, she left Hungary on foot with her future husband, George Gavriel Laron, walking through neighbouring Czechoslova ...

Charles Hodge Mackie

Charles Hodge Mackie 1862 - 1920 was born in Aldershot, England, the son of an army captain of Scottish descent. His family moved to Edinburgh, and he briefly attended the University of Edinburgh as a medical student. He then studied art at the R ...

Amara Majeed

Amara Majeed) is a Muslim American activist and author of The Foreigners. In 2015, she was featured in 2015 BBCs 100 Women. She is founder of The Hijab Project, an organization that empowers Muslim women and encourages open dialogue through socia ...

John Michael Malek

John Michael Malek is a Polish-American engineer, entrepreneur, real estate investor and developer, economics enthusiast, and activist and philanthropist.

Apphia Clara Manjoro

Apphia Clara Manjoro was the wife of Bishop Bartholomew Manjoro until her death on the 12th of April 2016. She is the founder of Virtuous Women Community International and is the co-founder of Faith World Ministries and Bible College. Apphia Manj ...

Mollie Moon

Mollie Moon was the founder and president of the National Urban League Guild, the fundraising branch of the National Urban League. She served as president of the Guild for almost 50 years, from its founding until her death.

Itsik Moshe

Itsik Moshe was born on December 31, in 1959 and is currently President of the Israel-Georgia Chamber of Business and the founder and Chair of Israeli House, the organization concentrated on Israeli Hasbara in the former USSR. Formerly he was the ...

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is an American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism and government reform causes. The son of Lebanese immigrants to the United States, Nader was educate ...

Amanda Nguyen

Amanda N. Nguyen is a social entrepreneur, civil rights activist, and the CEO and founder of Rise, a non-governmental civil rights organization. She was the power behind the Sexual Assault Survivors Rights Act, one of 23 bills to pass unanimously ...

Deborah Parker

Deborah Parker, also known by her native name Tsi-Cy-Altsa, is an activist and indigenous leader in the United States. A member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, she served as its vice-chairwoman from 2012 to 2015 and is, as of July 2018, a bo ...

Therese Wai Han Shak

Therese Wai Han Shak is the founder of the Ming-Ai Institute. Shak’s origins in Mainland China, inherited wealth, connections to the Catholic Church and passion for contemporary education allowed her to become highly influential in Chinese educat ...

Maya Shankar

Maya Shankar is Global Director of Behavioral Science at Google since March 2017. Shankar is a former violinist, founded The White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team in 2015. She served as an advisor in the White House Office of Science an ...

Aleksandr Shlychkov

Aleksandr Shlychkov is a Russian sporting, public and cultural figure. He is President of the European Lethwei Federation, the European Para-Taekwondo Union, member of the Para-Taekwondo Governing Board of the World Taekwondo Federation, founder ...

Manu Singh

Manu Singh is an environmentalist and a social justice and peace activist. He is a well known spiritual trainer, experimenting with a variety of meditative techniques, and a renowned interfaith practitioner.

Param Singh (entrepreneur)

Singh has worked with Internet startup companies since 2011 after setting up an online find a lawyer website similar to trip advisor Prior to this he worked as a consultant in various companies including the Ford Motor Company, Rolls-Royce, Sains ...

Azza Soliman

Azza Soliman is an Egyptian lawyer and womens rights activist. She created the Centre for Egyptian Womens Legal Assistance, an organisation that campaigns for the equality of women, with an emphases on legal equity and the amendment of discrimina ...

Abbie Howard Hunt Stuart

Stuart nee Hunt was born on October 28, 1840 in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a college graduate. She married Robert Giffin Stuart 1825–1891 a Federal Land Commissioner in Olympia, Washington Territory. Stuart was a co-founder and the first pres ...

Aimee Van Wynsberghe

Aimee van Wynsberghe is a robot ethicist at Delft University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands. She is also the president and co-founder of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics, a not-for-profit NGO that advocates for the ethical design and ...

Martiros Vartanov

Martiros M. Vartanov is a graduate of UCLA and the founder of DOC LA - Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival - presented by the Parajanov-Vartanov Institute in Hollywood, California.

George Verwer

George Verwer is an Evangelist and is the founder of Operation Mobilisation, a Christian missions organization. Verwer has written several books on various Christian themes. He is a passionate advocate of radical discipleship as the only legitima ...

Milan Vukmirovic

Milan Vukmirovic is currently Editor-in-Chief and Founder of FASHION FOR MEN bookmazine and Menswear Creative Director of Ports 1961, since 2015. He was born in France in 1970 to a Serbian family, Milan was raised in Paris. Milan studied at ESMOD ...

Andreas Weiland

Andreas Weiland is a bilingual poet. He writes in English, but also in German. His poetry has repeatedly caused positive echos by fellow poets. Jurgen Theobaldy was the first poet and editor who published him. Nicolas Born called him "a born lyri ...

Vera Deakin White

Vera Deakin White was an Australian humanitarian known for her long involvement with the Australian Red Cross. In 1915, aged 23, she established the Australian Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau to assist the families of soldiers. The bureau, ini ...

History of Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith. Subsequently, The history of Alcoholics Anonymous has been documented in books, movies, and AA literature. This history begins with the groups early struggles and conti ...

History of the Comecon

The founding of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance dates from a January 1949 communique agreed upon by the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania in Moscow. The communique announcing the event cited the refus ...

History of the World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization is an intergovernmental organization which regulates international trade. The WTO officially commenced on 1 January 1995 under the Marrakesh Agreement, signed by 123 nations on 15 April 1994, replacing the General Agr ...

Albany Health and Human Services Corporation

The Albany Health and Human Services Corporation is a proposed public benefit corporation of Albany County, New York, and New York State. On May 11, 2009, Albany County Comptroller Michael Conners in his "2009 State of Fisc" proposed a PBC for he ...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University is a state collegiate university in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is expected to open in 2020 from a transit campus at Mall Avenue, Lucknow and will give affiliation to all government and private medical, dent ...

Atal Medical and Research University

Atal Medical and Research University, earlier known as Himachal Pradesh University of Health Sciences is a university in Ner Chowk, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is first university in the state of Himachal Pradesh to specialise in medicine ...

Azamgarh State University

Azamgarh State University is a state university in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India established by Uttar Pradesh ordinance no. 1 of 2019. It is expected to open in 2021–22. It will give affiliation to all government and private degree colleges in t ...

Canadian Hockey League Players' Association

The Canadian Hockey League Players Association was a proposed labour union that tried to represent the players of the Canadian Hockey League and its three constituent leagues: the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Weste ...

Indian Network on Climate Change Assessment

The Indian Network on Climate Change Assessment is a proposed network of scientists in India to be set up to publish peer-reviewed findings on climate change in India. It was announced on 7 October 2009, saying: The Fourth Assessment Report AR4 o ...

Intermarium

Intermarium was a geopolitical project conceived by politicians in successor states of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in several iterations, some of which anticipated the inclusion as well of other, neighboring states. The proposed mul ...

Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor's Office

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutors Office is a court of Kosovo, located in The Hague, hosting four Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutors Office, which may perform their activities either at the KRSJI or in Koso ...