Azure Antoinette is a notable force in the arts and women/girl empowerment world. She founded an arts-in-education program that provides custom poetry workshops for teen girls, teaching them how they can impact the world around them. Named among Forbes Magazine's 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, she is someone worth hearing -- and sharing!
In this performance, which she delivered at the Paley Center for the 10x10 Campaign on the first International Day of the Girl, she reminds us to dream big and be thankful for what we have -- including the ability to inspire change. She beautifully articulates the importance of educating girls, which can help secure a better world for us all, and highlights the inspiring girls in the film Girl Rising -- the movie at the center of the 10x10 Campaign which will be out in March 2013.