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Yara Shahidi

Child actors have always run the risk of being obscured by the characters they play. Instead, Yara Shadidi's activism efforts and influential voice highlight her caliber beyond starring in Emmy nominated show Black-ish and its spin-off series Grown-ish.   Even at such a young age, Yara has worked relentlessly to educate her younger generation on the importance of having their voice heard. She founded “Eighteen x 18”, an effort to increase voter turnout and “Yara’s Club” which is a partnership with Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) providing online mentorship in hopes to end poverty through education. “It’s more clear than ever that young people have both social and political power in our country, and it’s so important that everyone turning 18 this year engages in...

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Amber Rose

A woman that turns heads and empowers others to live their truth?! That's a #WomanofNOTE. Fueled by the judgements and criticisms of her past, Amber Rose uses her platform to take a stance against slut-shaming and other damaging social ideologies. As a victim of verbal assault on her body and sexual double standards, she started SlutWalk in 2015 to empower other women (and men) to reclaim ownership of their bodies. Each year, thousands gather and march in Downtown LA in this movement toward gender equality.  “When you really stop caring about what people say, that’s when you really start living. It’s such an amazing feeling. It’s about loving who you are, owning who you are and knowing that it’s O.K....

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