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Extraordinary Women

Season 7 Episode 13 | 26m 14s

What does it mean to be extraordinary? Defy the odds and redefine benchmarks of success. Homeless at 19, Natalie builds a career as a pediatric neurosurgeon; Rebecca, one of the "Lost Girls of Sudan," finds a path to creating positive change; and Lachi fights discrimination as a disability rights advocate. Three storytellers, three interpretations of EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN; hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Aired: 03/03/24
Stories from the Stage is a collaboration of WORLD Channel and GBH. In partnership with Tell&Act.
Extras
To embrace PRIDE, you often need to define yourself in your own way.
In the realm of the unknown, each adventure paves the way for a revelation.
In the realm of the unknown, each adventure paves the way for a revelation.
When we venture beyond the familiar, we can transform the unexplored into a canvas of discovery.
In the tapestry of existence, body and soul are interwoven threads.
Belonging is a fundamental human desire that transcends boundaries - geographical, cultural, social.
Mishaps in life are perhaps the ones we remember most vividly.
In the exuberance of youth lies the heartbeat of change.
Work can be a way to survive. But sometimes it's a nightmare, and other times a dream.
Life's journey is punctuated by defining times that call for courage and change.
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To embrace PRIDE, you often need to define yourself in your own way.
In the realm of the unknown, each adventure paves the way for a revelation.
When we venture beyond the familiar, we can transform the unexplored into a canvas of discovery.
In the tapestry of existence, body and soul are interwoven threads.
Belonging is a fundamental human desire that transcends boundaries - geographical, cultural, social.
Mishaps in life are perhaps the ones we remember most vividly.
In the exuberance of youth lies the heartbeat of change.
Work can be a way to survive. But sometimes it's a nightmare, and other times a dream.
Life's journey is punctuated by defining times that call for courage and change.
Sometimes, fleeting moments define our existence.