Incredible, Intelligent Women Who Are Changing The World

2018 has been an incredible year for womankind. Giant leaps have been made in the fight for equality, while the ousting of notorious producer Harvey Weinstein at the end of last year has opened up the conversation on a variety of issues that we need to discuss.

It’s not always easy being a woman, but these incredible, intelligent and inventive powerhouses are proving that we can – and we will – be the change we want to see in the world. Prepare to be inspired as we take a look at some awe-inspiring women.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

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As a force to be reckoned with on and off the court, Serena Williams has been making waves for longer than we can remember. The 36-year-old has more tennis titles than you can shake a stick at. Last year she tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and gave birth to their first child.

Williams is strong, beautiful and fierce and has never been afraid to show her passion for her sport, often getting emotional on court. She continues to be an idol to many, proving you can have it all if you want it bad enough.

Next: this woman is so successful she’s been known to strike fear in people.