February 4, 1906 – April 9, 1945
Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre, a 26-year-old Mexican woman from Juárez, was passionate about clothing design, painting and social justice. She worked on gender-based violence with the women’s network Mesa de Mujeres. She also had been a member of Hijas de su Maquilera...
Almaas Elman was a Somali-Canadian humanitarian aid worker, the eldest daughter of a prominent family of humanitarian aid-workers. Her father was Elman Ali Ahmed, a pioneering peace activist who was also gunned down in 1996. The work of her family focused on social...
May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963
January 15, 1929 – January 4, 1968
October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980
February 12, 1808 – April 15, 1865
1982 – April 16, 1995
Rwandan Gospel Singer and Activist Kizito Mihigo was orphaned in the Rwandan genocide. His initial response was a desire to join the Rwandan Patriotic Army to avenge his family, but after high school, he enrolled at the seminary to become a priest. Through music and...