Atifete Jahjaga At 36, Atifete Jahjaga is the youngest-ever and first female president of Kosovo, as well as the first woman leader in any of the Balkan states. As a former deputy director of Kosovo's police force, Jahjaga began there as a translator after the war in the late '90s, and served bravely in many capacities. She garnered 80 of 100 Parliament votes to enable her to take office, and was the first candidate to win so overwhelmingly.
Mostly female anti-poaching unit from South Africa wins top UN environmental prizeMembers of the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a South African and majority-women ranger group. Photo: Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit
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At the age of 13, Bethany Hamilton survived a shark attack in which she lost her left arm. She was able to overcome the serious and debilitating injury and made an amazing comeback to her dream of professional surfing.