“Too often women are not supported enough or are discouraged from choosing their path. I hope together we can change that. For me, it was a question of resilience. What others marked as flaws or disadvantages about myself – my race, my gender – I embraced as fuel for my success.” Serena Williams, American professional tennis player
“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.” — Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general
“Without women actively contributing to what’s built, we’ve seen that technology can be coded in a way that includes racial and gender bias.” – Priyanka Chopra, actress and tech investor
“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” - American psychologist Abraham Maslow