As Women’s History Month got here to an end, Elle magazine featured its second-ever “Women of Influence” list. Of the 14 women listed among Elle “Women of Influence” 2024all of them have one thing in common: they are pioneers who are “just getting started”.

With names like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, the list includes Vice President Kamala Harris, poet Amanda Gorman, Emmy-winning television author, producer and actress Quinta Brunson and CNN anchor Abby Phillip.

The publication elected Harris as the primary member of the manager branch to talk out in favor of abortion rights; Gorman for using his poetry to bring about social change; Brunson for the best way her groundbreaking “Abbott Elementary” program promotes public schools; and Phillip for her empathetic messages.

Others on this 12 months’s list include designer Tory Burch, Rep. Veronica Escobar, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, writer and showrunner Jenny Han, activist Malala Yousafzai, singer-songwriter Shaina Taub, model and activist Cameron Russell, and Ecocitex CEO and founder Rosario Hevia.

According to Elle, this 12 months’s list of names “proves that there is no one way to make a difference – you can start where you are.”

The annual list, which begins in 2023, recognizes women from all walks of life who are currently making history of their fields. They included actress Keke Palmer, Olympic runner and shoe brand founder Allyson Felix, and reproductive rights activist Oriaku Njoku. last 12 months’s inaugural list.

Harris, who was honored with the 2024 award, told the publication how she continues to approach her role as first vp of the United States.

“I have a very strong sense of duty to raise and express issues, especially those related to suffering, injustice and harm,” she added. he said. “In these moments, I feel a sense of duty and responsibility to raise my voice, build community and awareness of what each of us should do and (how) we have a responsibility to care for other people.”

Gorman, who became famous after becoming the youngest inaugural poet within the country’s history, told Elle concerning the unique position she holds within the culture.

“I attempt to internalize it in my head, saying, ‘I could also be first, but I don’t desire to be last.’ I hope that I’m not a model of the whole lot that is feasible for young voices, but somewhat an example of how different and brave we could be.” – poet explained.

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Brunson explained why it is important to her to uplift the subsequent generation of creators.

“I can’t do what I want anymore,” she added recorded. “I get excited when I see people who can do and say whatever they want. And that is the importance of continuing to open the doors to newcomers who have more space and freedom thanks to the work put in by the people before them.”

Phillip, known for her sensitive nature on-air, told Elle how her broadcasting style has evolved along along with her self-awareness.

“Early in my career, I spent many years comparing myself to others in a way that did not reflect my core strengths,” she said. he said, adding: “I even have learned over several years that I can use my skills, bring empathy to journalism and offer something useful to viewers. If I had known this earlier, I’d have spent more time cultivating this part of myself.

An entire list of this 12 months’s honorees and their interviews could be found on the web site

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