Vanessa Kerry Named to List of Marie Claire’s Young Women’s Honors
Marie Claire’s Young Women’s Honors celebrates young women who are breaking down barriers and truly changing the world. Dr. Vanessa Kerry, the founder of Seed Global Health, a program that places health professionals abroad to educate, train, and build local health services is 1 of 10 incredible women being honored who prove that the future is female.
Other honorees include Simone Biles, the gymnastics powerhouse who won a gold medal in the individual all-around, vault, and floor events at the 2016 Olympics; Fereshteh Forough, the founder of Code to Inspire who is empowering women and girls in Afghanistan with technical literacy; and Amanda Nguyen, who worked with members of Congress to create a bill protecting the rights of sexual assault survivors.
The night will also feature a special dedication to Let Girls Learn, the initiative launched by the President and First Lady to address the importance of young girls’ education.
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