WOMEN
03/08/2018 05:45 EST | Updated 02/26/2019 12:49 EST

16 Girls Who Changed The World

Proof you're never too young to make an impact.

Women’s History Month is a great time to look back on the achievements of women who have made waves over the years.

Even just last year, we witnessed impressive teen activism following the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida ― an important reminder that you’re never too young to make a difference. 

Below is a list of women who changed the world when they were young girls and teens. From promoting girls’ education to raising money for meaningful causes to marching for civil rights, their accomplishments are impressive and inspiring. 

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