The youngest Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai fights for every girl’s right to education.

Twelve-year-old Ghanaian musician DJ Switch started the DJ Switch Foundation to provide young girls with better opportunities for education.

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation works to build a kinder, braver world by supporting the wellness of young people.

Tarana Burke founded The ‘me too.’ Movement, allowing countless people to find a sense of justice and begin to heal.

Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer and creator of The DVF Awards, which provide exposure and resources to women working on behalf of other women.

CEO and cofounder of The Wing, Audrey Gelman has been widely recognized as a leading innovator in both the corporate and political arenas.

Creator of MuslimGirl.com and Muslim Women’s Day, Amani Al‑Khatahtbeh is empowering women to share their diverse stories — and ultimately to change the media’s narrative around Muslim women everywhere.

Known best for her work on Selma and When They See Us, director Ava DuVernay is leading conversations about race and equality in America.

Activist, journalist, and founder of Ms. magazine, Gloria Steinem is a renowned leader and spokesperson for the American feminist movement.

Unarmed and female-run, the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit fends off poachers to preserve endangered species in South Africa.

Award-winning actor, producer, and director Elizabeth Banks consistently weaves feminist ideas into her work. Her directorial film debut set an opening-weekend record.

Alicia Keys is a 15-time GRAMMY® winning singer/songwriter and producer. An icon and inspiration, she’s celebrated for her musicianship, creativity, and philanthropy.

In 2019, Lilly Singh became the first LGBTQ woman in the U.S. to host a network late-night talk show in over 30 years.

Marie Kondo sparked a tidying revolution with her best-selling books and an internationally acclaimed Netflix series.

Director and writer of Lady Bird and Little Women, Greta Gerwig is expanding the stories Hollywood tells.

On-the-rise artist and performer Victoria Monét has earned GRAMMY® nominations for songwriting and has been featured as an Apple Music Up Next artist.

By transforming recycled plastic into beautiful pieces, Huang Ningning is changing the sustainable fashion industry with her company HowBottle.

Actor, producer, and director of the critically acclaimed film Booksmart, Olivia Wilde is a prominent voice for gender equality in the film industry.

Following their World Cup win, Megan Rapinoe and Shannon Boxx fought alongside their teammates in a push for equal pay.

The first editor-in-chief of Vogue Russia, Aliona Doletskaya launched Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine in Russia and Germany, and she continues to champion new voices in creativity.

South Korean producer Kwak Sin Ae shattered multiple barriers with her work on Parasite, the first non-English film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Today at Apple — She Creates

In celebration of International Women’s Day, from March 1 through 31 discover how female creativity can empower communities. Join hands-on sessions using iPad, iPhone, and Mac to connect, share ideas, and explore new perspectives that can spark change.

Kode With Klossy

Kode With Klossy hosts free coding camps where young women learn key STEAM concepts and build the confidence needed to thrive in today’s technology-driven world.

Malala Fund

With 130 million girls out of school around the world, Malala Fund champions every girl’s right to a safe, free, quality education.