36 Women In Seattle Who Are Getting Things Done

These are just some of the women in Seattle who are leading the way
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Organizers of the Womxn's March on Seattle

We’re not sure if you heard, but today is International Women’s Day. Though it’s not an official public holiday in the U.S. like it is in Russia, Uganda and Nepal (really!), we do try to celebrate the women in our society with concerts, rallies, marches, vigils, and in our own ways. To celebrate here in Seattle, here’s a list of women we’ve reported on over the past year who have been kicking ass this past year. From business entrepreneurs to fashion icons to community activists, these women have been hard at work, making a difference.

From our Seattleite column:

Brittany Nicole Cox, the Antique Clock Restorer

Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung, the Science Sisters

Laura Henderson, the Animal Savior


From our Most Influential People of the Year for 2017 feature:

Sarah Myhre, the Citizen Scientist

Sharon Lee, the Urban Planner

Organizers of the Womxn’s March on Seattle

Xochitl Maykovich, the Political Organizer

Jill Mangaliman, the Climate Justice Organizer

Patty Hayes, the “Sheriff for Health”

Aneelah Afzali, the Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network

Nikkita Oliver and Retired Judge Anne Levinson, the Justice Fighters

C. Davida Ingram, the Civic Engagement Leader

Senait Brown, the Racial Justice Leader

Shefali Ranganathan, the Public Transit Champion


The Artists:

Linda Miller Nicholson, the Internet-Famous Colorful Pasta Maker

Humaira Abid, the local Pakistani Artist

Sound Theatre Company, the Women and Artists of Color Champion

Amber Parker, the Circus Therapy Pioneer

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