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No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project

No Ceilings is an initiative led by Secretary Clinton & Chelsea Clinton to advance the full participation of women and girls around the world. Full participation is the unfinished business of the 21st century and is critical to achieving prosperity, stability, and security across the globe. Through this Pinterest Board, we highlight remarkable women and girls throughout time who have helped breakthrough a ceiling, helping others to reach their dreams. www.clintonfoundation.org/noceilings

President Clinton hosted the fifth No Ceilings conversation in Jabrouli Village in Lucknow, India, where 80 women came together to discuss progress they’ve seen in their own lives, their communities and the challenges they still face. Read more: www.clintonfounda...

A No Ceilings Conversation in Lucknow, India

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Chelsea Clinton hosted a conversation on girls education as part of the second installment of No Ceilings conversations. Watch to see more: www.youtube.com/...

This Friday @ 10AM EDT via Google Hangout join Chelsea Clinton and others to talk about the state of girls education around the world. More: plus.google.com/...

Education: A No Ceilings Conversation

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Here are some important facts and statistics about girls’ education in Nigeria and across the globe, and why protecting schools like Chibok is vital to girls, women, and the world. - See more at: www.clintonfounda...

Why Education Matters

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#NoCeilings conversation yesterday opened with girls in their own words about being a girl. Watch: www.youtube.com/...

Today, 3pm EST - Tune in to Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation with Secretary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton & moderated by America Ferrerra!

Plans tomorrow? Watch live a conversation with Secretary Hillary Clinton & Chelsea Clinton at 3PM EST to talk with girls from around the world. Watch the conversation live and share your ideas about the status of women & girls around the world: clintonfoundation.org/conversation #NoCeilings #Girls

It's Equal Pay Day and it is certainly time women earned the same pay as men. Credit: www.whitehouse.gov

Pussy Riot is a band of young women from Russia, who has dedicated themselves to speaking out. Their words and expression has come at a price however, they continue to remain strong and brave in having their voices heard. Learn more about them: en.wikipedia.org/...

Known as "Lady Day" to many, Billie Holiday's music still keeps our feet tapping today. Her vocals and style greatly influenced jazz and pop singing. More: en.wikipedia.org/...

Did you know? Maria Montessori was an Italian physician & educator who pioneered a philosophy around education that is now used around the world in schools, Montessori Schools. Learn more about her incredible life here: en.wikipedia.org/...

Dorothy Height is a women's rights activist, a civil rights activist and championed specifically issues facing African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She was President of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years and went on to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Clinton in 1994. In 2008, she joined President Obama on stage at his inauguration. More here: en.wikipedia.org/...

Maya Angelou - an author and poet, she was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. Her words continue to move us today. More: mayaangelou.com/

This incredible woman is Grace Hopper. Known to some as "Amazing Grace" she was one of the leading computer programmers of her day and laid a foundation for coding we still use today. More: www.history.navy....

Althea Gibson was one of the greatest tennis players of all time. In addition, she also broke ceilings as she was the first African American man or woman to win at Wimbledon and also was the first to complete in the US Nationals. Her career is inspiring. More on her life here: en.wikipedia.org/...

Flying over 22,000 miles, Jerrie Mock became the first woman to fly around the world. In 29 days, in 1964 she started and ended in Columbus, Ohio. More: en.wikipedia.org/...

From Ukraine, Ruslana Lyzhychko, or Ruslana as she is most widely known, as a world famous singer & one of the most popular from Ukraine. She is using her voice to help lead Ukraine's effort for democratic reform. During the protests, in face of danger, she sang the Ukrainian national anthem for protesters every night, & helped peaceful student protesters to safety when police attacked them. More: en.wikipedia.org/...

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, recognizing Katie Taylor, an Irish athlete who specializes in boxing. Katie is the current Irish, European, World and Olympic Champion in the 60 kg boxing division. Breaking ceilings for women around the world, she is credited with raising the profile of women's boxing at home and abroad. More on her life and career here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katie_Taylor

A woman of courage and strength, Norma Cruz is recognized for her courage and life's work to protect women from violence. Learn more about her story here: en.wikipedia.org/...

Harriet Tubman was a leader in the abolitionist movement, & during the Civil War. She risked her life to help many escape through the Underground Railroad. Learn more about her bravery and life: www.americaslibra...

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is one of the best female athletes in the world, winning six gold medals and overcoming asthma to follow her passion. Her story is inspirational: www.usatf.org/...

A woman from a family of firsts and firsts herself, Rita Dove is the youngest woman to be named the Poet Laureate of the United States and the first African American to this position. Read more about her life: people.virginia.e...

Ann Bancroft, an adventurer and explorer, she was the first woman to reach the North Pole by foot & by sled. More on her life here: en.wikipedia.org/...

Ann Bancroft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor. More here: www.supremecourt....