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JAYNE RAPER, British, professor of biological sciences at Hunter College of the City University of New York, is principal investigator in a joint project of ILRI's to develop trypanosomiasis-resistant cattle for Africa @Hunter_College

JAYNE RAPER, British, professor of biological sciences at Hunter College of the City University of New York, is principal investigator in a joint project of ILRI's to develop trypanosomiasis-resistant cattle for Africa @Hunter_College

ERTHARIN COUSIN, American, is executive director of the World Food Programme, the world’s largest humanitarian organization @ErtharinCousin

ERTHARIN COUSIN, American, is executive director of the World Food Programme, the world’s largest humanitarian organization @ErtharinCousin

Dolores Huerta worked along side Cesar Chavez to fight for the rights of migrant workers. I met her when I was nine years old. I admire her work with Cesar Chavez and how they changed the migrant  worker community for the better.

Dolores Huerta worked along side Cesar Chavez to fight for the rights of migrant workers. I met her when I was nine years old. I admire her work with Cesar Chavez and how they changed the migrant worker community for the better.

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work

Who was the world's first woman president? Isabel Peron of Argentina earned that title more than three decades ago, but she can't claim the title...

Who was the world's first woman president? Isabel Peron of Argentina earned that title more than three decades ago, but she can't claim the title...

KRITHI KARANTH, from India, conducted research that led her to realize that threats to wildlife often stemmed from conflict with people who suffered from losses of crops, livestock and property. As a result, she set about mapping and modelling such conflict zones across India. Now associate conservation scientist with Wildlife Conservation Society, she has led the use of science and technology to balance human-wildlife interactions in India. @KrithiKaranth

KRITHI KARANTH, from India, conducted research that led her to realize that threats to wildlife often stemmed from conflict with people who suffered from losses of crops, livestock and property. As a result, she set about mapping and modelling such conflict zones across India. Now associate conservation scientist with Wildlife Conservation Society, she has led the use of science and technology to balance human-wildlife interactions in India. @KrithiKaranth

WW two heroine

Why did it take so long to celebrate this British Muslim World War Two heroine?

GRETCHEN DAILY, American, is Stanford University’s Bing Professor of Environmental Science and director of the Center for Conservation Biology. An ecologist by training, Daily researches biodiversity change, harmonizing biodiversity conservation and agriculture, quantifying the production and value of ecosystem services and conservation across landscapes, and ways to integrate the values of natural capital into decision-making in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America and Oceania.

GRETCHEN DAILY, American, is Stanford University’s Bing Professor of Environmental Science and director of the Center for Conservation Biology. An ecologist by training, Daily researches biodiversity change, harmonizing biodiversity conservation and agriculture, quantifying the production and value of ecosystem services and conservation across landscapes, and ways to integrate the values of natural capital into decision-making in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America and Oceania.

Malala Yousafzai, a 17 year old from the Swat Valley of Pakistan, is an advocate for education. In 2012, she was shot by the Taliban at point blank range while on her way to school. Thankfully she survived the attack, and soon after, a UN petition was launched in her name that demands education for all children around the world. In 2013, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, making her, at the age of 16, the youngest person to be nominated for the award.

Malala Yousafzai: The World's 100 Most Influential People

Malala Yousafzai, a 17 year old from the Swat Valley of Pakistan, is an advocate for education. In 2012, she was shot by the Taliban at point blank range while on her way to school. Thankfully she survived the attack, and soon after, a UN petition was launched in her name that demands education for all children around the world. In 2013, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, making her, at the age of 16, the youngest person to be nominated for the award.

CHRISTIE PEACOCK, British, is chair of Sidai Africa Ltd and former chair of FARM-Africa @christiesidai

CHRISTIE PEACOCK, British, is chair of Sidai Africa Ltd and former chair of FARM-Africa @christiesidai

Dr Joanne Liu - Ο λαός της Συρίας θάβεται κάτω από τις βόμβες

Dr Joanne Liu - Ο λαός της Συρίας θάβεται κάτω από τις βόμβες

ROSE GOSLINGA, a citizen of Kenya born and raised in Tanzania in a family of German missionaries, is an agricultural microinsurance coordinator at the Syngenta Foundation’s Kilimo Salama program, which has insured 185,000 farmers in Kenya and Rwanda against drought, and was recently spun into a company called ACRE @rosegos

ROSE GOSLINGA, a citizen of Kenya born and raised in Tanzania in a family of German missionaries, is an agricultural microinsurance coordinator at the Syngenta Foundation’s Kilimo Salama program, which has insured 185,000 farmers in Kenya and Rwanda against drought, and was recently spun into a company called ACRE @rosegos

MELISSA WOOD, Australian, is director the Australian International Food Security Centre (AIFSC) and general manager for Global Programs at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) @Wood_Mellissa

MELISSA WOOD, Australian, is director the Australian International Food Security Centre (AIFSC) and general manager for Global Programs at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) @Wood_Mellissa

ELENI GABRE-MADHIN is an Ethiopian economist and founder and outgoing CEO of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) @EleniGabre

ELENI GABRE-MADHIN is an Ethiopian economist and founder and outgoing CEO of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) @EleniGabre