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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.

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

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

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

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:

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:

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:

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:

Ruslana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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: