Indigenous-led resistance to fossil fuel projects in North America has prevented emissions equivalent to 400 coal-fired power plants from entering the atmosphere in the last decade.
We are all told that to succeed we have to work hard and ‘hustle’. Now, there is nothing wrong with working hard and if you believe you should then do it. However, there are a lot of non-beneficial things that can come from it.
Justice Ayesha Malik is expected to become the first woman judge to be elevated to the country’s highest court in Pakistan’s history.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka has announced that she will donate the prize winnings from her next tournament to fund relief efforts in Haiti after an earthquake hit the country.
Last week Canada appointed Mary Simon as governor general; a move hailed as a “historic step”. It is the first time an indigenous leader has held the position.
20 women are being honoured by the U.S Mint to be put on a new series of quarters, starting with Maya Angelou and Dr. Sally Ride.
Chloé Zhao has made history as the first woman of colour to win an Oscar for directing. She was also the first woman to get four Oscar nominations in a single year, in ‘best film editing,’ ‘best-adapted screenplay,’ ‘best director,’ and ‘best picture’ categories.
Noura Al Matrooshi has been announced as the first ever female astronaut from United Arab Emirates, at just 28 years old. She has fulfilled her childhood dream for space exploration.
St. Louis, Missouri has elected its first Black female mayor. Tishaura Jones has committed to the “reimagining” of public safety, stricter gun control, and the closure of one of the city’s pretrial detention centres accused of inhumane conditions.