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Rise celebrates the true stories of 100 women of colour who achieved the extraordinary. From the woman who built the first university in the world to the Emirate’s leading racing driver, these writers, activists, dancers, mountaineers,
mathematicians and educators achieved greatness thanks to their ingenuity, courage and determination, often in the face of seemingly insurmountable hurdles.
Accompanied by striking portraits, these female icons are celebrated front and centre. Ranging from personal heroes to household names from more than forty countries, prepare to be awed and inspired by these unparalleled women who
have changed the world. Rise is a global message of hope and empowerment for generations to come.