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Glamour Magazine’s 20 Amazing Young Women

On November 8, 2010, Glamour Magazine held its 20th annual Women of the Year Awards to celebrate some of this year’s most amazing and inspiring women. In addition to Women of the Year awardees Fergie, Julia Roberts, Queen Rania, Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters, our world’s female heads of state, Cher, Katie Spotz, Lisa Leslie, Mia Hamm, Lindsey Vonn, Donatella Versace, and Constance McMillen, Glamour also honored “20 Amazing Young Women Who Are Already Changing the World”.

Read on for exclusive interviews with these 20 trailblazing women (including the founders of Her Campus), and reach out to them to learn more about their story and get involved with their incredible work.

  1. Maritza Alarcon, Co-creator of the MOVE Program
  2. Kendall Ciesemier, Founder of Kids Caring For Kids (KC4K)
  3. Arielle Confino, Co-founder of Girls Learn International
  4. Jordana Confino, Co-founder of Girls Learn International
  5. Erika DeBenedictis, Winner of Intel’s Science Talent Search
  6. Syreeta Gates, Works with SWT Life and gets Brooklyn young adults tested for HIV
  7. Tavi Gevinson, The Style Rookie
  8. Windsor Hanger, Co-founder of Her Campus
  9. Sejal Hathi, Founder of Girls Helping Girls
  10. Sarah Hemminger, Founder of the Incentive Mentoring Program
  11. Stephanie Kaplan, Co-founder of Her Campus
  12. Haley Kilpatrick, Founder of Girl Talk
  13. Divinity Matovu, Founder of Amagezi Gemaanyi Youth Association
  14. Sharmin Mollick, Worked as a street sweeper in her native Bangladesh so that she could pay for schooling and go to Cornell University
  15. Rachel Kauder Nalebuff, Editor of the book, “My Little Red Book”
  16. Hannah Salwen, Convinced her family to sell their house and donate half the profits to the poor
  17. Danielle Snyder, Co-founder of a non-profit called L.W.A.L.A. (Live With A Lifelong Ambition) and started a jewelry line, DANNIJO to fund the project.
  18. Tammy Tibbetts, Founder of She’s The First
  19. Zimuzor Ugochukwu, Helped Greensboro, N.C. open a Civil Rights Museum
  20. Annie Wang, Co-founder of Her Campus
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