Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Name Naomi Klein
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Canada
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Birth Sign Taurus

About Naomi Klein

Social activist and acclaimed writer who vocally criticizes corporate globalization in her work and is well renowned for her books No Logo and The Shock Doctrine.

Early Life of Naomi Klein

Growing up she embraced consumerism for all its worth, spending a lot of time in shopping mall. She got her writing career going as a contributing journalist for the University of Toronto newspaper The Varsity.

Trivia

Later in her career, she started to pay attention to climate change more and focused on environmentalism in general.

Family Life

She released a documentary called The Take alongside her husband Avi Lewis.

Associated With

She sat alongside Michael Moore in a discussion about Occupy Wall Street in 2011.

Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad

Name Nadia Murad
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1993-01-14
Place of Birth Iraq
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Nadia Murad

Iraqi human rights activist who is known for having been kidnapped by the Islamic State during 2014. She gained attention in 2018 when she won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. 

Early Life of Nadia Murad

After having been kidnapped and held as a slave in Mosul, she escaped after her captors had forgotten to lock the house. She made it to a refugee camp in Duhok before giving her first testimony to reporters in February of 2015. She then went on to found Nadia’s Initiative, an organization dedicated to helping women and children. 

Trivia

She is known for being the first Iraqi and Yazidi to be awarded the Nobel prize. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Kocho, Iraq to a family of farmers and Yazidi ethno-religious minority. 

Associated With

Amal Clooney represented her at the United Nations speaking on behalf of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 

Denise Brown

Denise Brown

Name Denise Brown
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1957-07-29
Place of Birth Frankfurt,
Germany
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Birth Sign Leo

About Denise Brown

Former model who became a domestic violence activist following the 1994 murder of her sister, Nicole Brown Simpson. She is the co-founder and president of the Nicole Brown Foundation.

Early Life of Denise Brown

She attended Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, California. She signed with the Ford modeling agency shortly thereafter and worked as a model throughout the ’70’s and ’80’s.

Trivia

In 2015, she launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary about the life of her sister.

Family Life

She is one of four daughters born to Lo and Juditha Brown. She has a son named Sean.

Associated With

She testified against her sister’s ex-husband, former NFL superstar O.J. Simpson, during his infamous murder trial.

Nada Al Ahdal

Nada Al Ahdal

Name Nada Al Ahdal
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 2003-03-02
Place of Birth Yemen
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Birth Sign Pisces

About Nada Al Ahdal

Yemen activist who is known for escaping two separate marriage pacts her parents had arranged for her, and the viral YouTube vlog she made during her escape. In 2017 she established The Nada Foundation, a foundation for child brides. 

Early Life of Nada Al Ahdal

She was 10 years old when she escaped her first arranged marriage. 

Trivia

In 2014 she appeared in the film I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced. 

Family Life

Her sisters were married at ages 12 and 14. Her uncle, Abdel Salam al-Ahdal, helped her to escape. 

Associated With

Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is also very outspoken about child marriage. 

Erica Callais

Erica Callais

Name Erica Callais
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1984-09-30
Place of Birth United States
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Birth Sign Libra

About Erica Callais

Animal activist who founded the nonprofit organization PEP! The Pet Education Project. As the public face of the group, she aims to educate children on responsible pet ownership through a variety of online platforms, particularly TikTok, where the ilovepep account has 1,000 fans. 

Early Life of Erica Callais

She attended Louisiana Tech University and worked as a costumer in the film industry for several years. 

Trivia

She is the author of the book Pep! Squad: The 5 Steps to a Happy and Healthy Pet (2016). 

Family Life

She has six rescue pets, three cats and three dogs, including two pit bulls. 

Associated With

Like Gary Yourofsky, she is a prominent American animal rights activist.