10 Teens Who Changed the World This Year—Get Ready to Be Majorly InspiredDecember 2014
It’s almost 2015, which means we’re looking back on all the things that made 2014 a pretty stellar year. Among them? These ten inspiring teens who proved that girls really do rule the world these days. From Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize to Brittany Wenger’s game-changing breast-cancer detection tool and beyond, these young women are amazing examples of what you can accomplish when you set your mind to it. And they’re just getting started!
When Mary Grace Henry learned that young girls in Africa were being forced into early marriages and denied their educations, she became determined to do something. Her subsequent accessories line, Reverse The Course, has sold more than 11,000 items and provided education for 45 impoverished girls in Uganda and Kenya. Through 17 year-old Mary’s actions, it’s clear that sometimes all it takes is one person to say “enough is enough,” and make a change.