Women Who Inspire

For more than 130 years, National Geographic has invested in bold people and transformative ideas across the globe, striving to build a diverse community of explorers working to create a planet in balance. This inspiring short celebrates all the women who fearlessly push boundaries and inspire the next generation of change makers.

Action Opportunities
Encourage young girls to choose conservation as a career by sharing stories that celebrate women who have done just that.
Consider supporting groups of brave women who are already fighting to protect wilderness areas like Akashinga.
Join your local chapter of EcoWomen.
Attend the annual National Wildlife Federation’s Women Conservation Leadership Summit.

Filmmakers: Sarah Joseph and Vanessa Serrao

Running Time: 2 mins

Sarah is a PhD-trained wildlife biologist and senior producer with extensive experience in broadcast and digital filmmaking, from development through post-production. She has traveled the globe documenting a wide variety of wildlife, ranging from golden eagles to hedgehogs. After earning a BS in Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology from the University of California, Davis, and a PhD in Animal Behavior from the University of Queensland, Sarah moved to Washington, DC, to begin a career at National Geographic in 2008, where she currently works as a Senior Producer on the Impact Video Team.