Gender Equality Changemakers


You take a vocal, truth-to-power stance for gender equality. You’re known to roll up your sleeves and get active, hit the streets in protest, seek and find local events … even organize your own events.

Key traits: decisive, tireless, loud and proud, purposeful and principles

Communication style: bold, truth-telling, convincing

Concerns: being heard and taken seriously, acting fast

Common actions: campaign and protest participation, convincing others to give to the cause, signing petitions, hosting your own fundraiser

"They’ll tell you you’re too loud, that you need to wait your turn and ask the right people for permission. Do it anyway.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


You flex your creative muscles to rethink the past, speak the under-spoken present, and inspire new futures for gender equality. Your art and craft explore stories of change and break bias and barriers.

Key traits: innovative, charismatic, thought-provoking, finds the hidden story

Communication style: captivating, spirited, dynamic

Concerns: finding innovative solutions, creative expression to solve problems

Common actions: storytelling about the cause, donating proceeds of your creative talents, leading creative initiatives to get others active and giving

"Keep going, don’t look back, and if you have an idea, just do it; no one is going to wait for you or tell you what to do.” Autumn Peltier


You know the power of the collective in the movement for gender equality – there is no such thing as a lone wolf. When you get together with other passionate people to achieve a goal, you get energized.

Key traits: empathetic, relational, conscientious, people-oriented, co-creative, cooperative

Communication style: listening and sharing, consensus-building, eager for feedback

Concerns: isolation in solving problems, getting input in planning action

Common actions: one-on-one support, team volunteerism, giving monthly to the cause, participating in workplace learning and fundraising activities

“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” Audre Lorde


You’re a network-thinker, pulling together people often across divides for gender equality. You chart unusual pathways between unusual suspects and motivate productive relationships for changemaking.

Key traits: influential, inspiring, catalyst, adaptive

Communication style: endorsing, motivating, instigating

Concerns: motivating others to play their part, finding the right partners to make change with

Common actions: information-sharing about key issues, referring others to support they need, organizing workplace giving efforts

"We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through.” Honourable Rosemary Brown

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