Women of Impact

National Geographic is celebrating women breaking barriers, changing their communities, and inspiring global action.

Featured (Left to Right): Roshini Thinakaran, Lena Sareini, Aisha Karefa-Smart, Mayim Bialik Photographs by Mark Theissen, Wayne Lawrence, Ruddy Roye, Robert Maxwell
The future is female. And so is much of our past. In honor of Women’s History Month, National Geographic explores the myriad contributions women have made, both to historical events and to the society that shapes our modern world.
Women Capturing the World
Women in the Arts
Photography with a Purpose
Photographers of the Past