Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, founder of Muslimgirl.net, photographed in Brooklyn, NY, for  Women in the World . 
 Gwenn Carr, mother to Eric Garner, whose death at the hands of the NYPD drew national attention and ignited public protest against police brutality, at her home in Staten Island, New York, for  Women in the World . 
 Gwenn Carr, mother to Eric Garner, whose death at the hands of the NYPD drew national attention and ignited public protest against police brutality, holds a photo of Eric and his siblings in her home in Staten Island, New York, for  Women in the World . 
  Transgender client Bree Benz is made up by Monica Prata, an image consultant for trans women in New York City, for  Women in the World . 
 Abby Stein, a transgender Jewish woman who left the Ultra-Orthodox community where she grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to attend Columbia University and begin hormone therapy, for  Women in the World
  Fereshteh Forough, founder of Code to Inspire, a program that empowers women in Afghanistan, providing computer labs that teach them to write software, and finds them jobs cloaked by the anonymity of the internet, photographed in Brooklyn, NY for  Women in the World . 
 Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero,  co-founders of Speed Rack, an international bartending competition for women, at their bar, Leyenda, in Brooklyn, NY, for  Women in the World . 
 Monica Singh, who survived a brutal acid attack  in Lucknow India, and is now pursuing a degree in fashion marketing at Parsons School of Design in New York City, for  Women in the World . 
 Nakaba Miyazaki, photographed behind the counter at critically acclaimed Sushi Yasuda in Manhattan, is one of few female sushi chefs who have made it to the top of the male dominated world of traditional sushi making.  Women have traditionally been barred from the art for unfounded reasons like the temperature of their hands due to menstruation. For  Women in the World . 
 Image consultant Monica Prata poses with transgender client Bree Benz after a hair, makeup, and wardrobe session in New York City, for  Women in the World . 
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