Singer Angelique Kidjo got Women Rule! off to a spirited start in New York City this June.
Kidjo (far left) with a few of the other trailblazers who led the conference (from left): American Express's Susan Sobbott, O's Gayle King, White House Project president Marie Wilson, and Cause & Affect's Meredith Blake.
Two of the 80 winners, Jennifer Stimpson (left) and Tanya Moore, pair up at a workshop.
More trailblazing by Mee Moua (right), who was born in a bamboo hut in Laos and became a Minnesota senator.
Rahama Wright signs a mural with the other winners before heading off to change the world.