News / AOL Blog Adds Activist, Engineer to Gallery

Mar 28, 2012

The latest trailblazing women to join the video gallery: activist, writer and feminist Amy Richards, who co-founded an organization that empowers young women, and civil engineer Robyn Beavers, who focuses on environmental sustainability.

Amy Richards co-founded The Third Wave Foundation, a national philanthropic organization focused on supporting young women, ages 15 to 30, through grant making, leadership development and advocacy. She's best known as author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future.

Robyn Beavers is a civil engineer focusing on issues of environmental sustainability. She's the founding member of Google's Green Business & Operations strategy, served as an AARA Fellow for the Department of Energy, and aided in the creation of WindMade, an international NGO providing companies with the means to "label" their commitment to renewable energy.

Learn more about Amy by watching this video featured on