Let's celebrate some of the most influential young women who have gained significant recognition for their achievements and activism on different topics.
The Woman Post | Carolina Rodríguez Monclou
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From celebrities to influencers, there are many girls out there leading movements that stand for equality. They are living proof that there's no need to wait for adulthood to leave a mark in the world.
Deja is the founder of GenZ Girl Gang, a student at Columbia University, and a digital creator with Ford Models. At just 19, she worked for Kamala Harris as the Influencer and Surrogate Strategist, becoming the youngest staffer working on a presidential campaign. As an activist, organizer, and student, Deja Foxx rose to fame when she confronted Senator Jeff Flake for voting to defund Planned Parenthood. Ever since she has used her platform to help others. There's no doubt that she has a bright future ahead.
Marsai Martin has become the youngest person ever to executive produce a film. She pitched it when she was ten and then produced and starred in it. She is a young businesswoman who keeps striving for more. In 2019, Marsai earned her first producer credit in "Little." The actress is well-known for her role as Diane Johnson on the ABC comedy series "Black-ish." Her production company, Genius Productions, is working on a film adaptation of the novel "Amari and the Night Brothers" by B. B. Alston.
Since her transition at the age of 8, Rebekah has become a trans youth rights advocate and activist. In 2018, she testified before The New Jersey State legislator to pass the bill that requires schools to teach about LGBTQ+ contributions and accomplishments in all subject areas. Rebekah also became the basis for one of Marvel's first transgender comic books. She is joining the Gender Cool Project, which seeks to reframe misinformed opinions about the LGBTQ+ community.
Willow Smith has been a significant advocate for mental health and climate change. Her goal is to help redefine how society views womanhood and feminism. Despite being the youngest child of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett, Willow has built a big platform on her own. In 2019, the singer came out as bisexual. Fans appreciate her honesty and authenticity, qualities hard to find in Hollywood nowadays.
The YouTube personality doesn't think talking about anxiety or depression should be taboo. Emma has been candid about how social media affects mental health and body image. For this reason, she has been very open about her own struggles with mental health. W Magazine called her "the most interesting person on YouTube." Emma has over 10 million subscribers, and she has used her platform to spread messages about body positivity and self-love.
As these female leaders have already done so much for society, the public is excited to see how these activists continue to level up. They're not only gaining recognition from their respective fields but also winning the heart of millions. Through their unique and fresh approach, they prove once again that female power is unstoppable.