From an ex-corporate captain working to keep poor women from selling their babies, to a former gangster mentoring at-risk youths through dance, we celebrate courageous and inspiring women who are impacting communities across Asia.
Inspiring Women Stories
Battling Cancer with style
A practical way to help cancer patients: give them the power of hair.
Meet the Wonder Women of Indonesia
Battling the darkness of poverty with lamps, filters and stoves one at a time.
Cycling with Aunty Annie
A souped-up trishaw and an unlikely friendship = all kinds of happy.
Her soap sets trafficked women free
Josephine’s factory in Kolkata offers refuge, work and dignity to those tricked or forced into sex slavery
Helping women light up villages
Fairoz empowers women to become solar lamp entrepreneurs on Indonesian islands.
'I'm not here to change the world'
Corporate high flyer offers Cambodian women a stable job so they don’t end up selling their children.