This 4-title biography series includes inspiring women who overcame personal and political challenges in their quest to make the world a better place. Helen Keller learned to read and speak despite being blind and deaf. In later years, she advocated for the welfare of blind people. Clara Hughes won Olympic medals in two sports while grappling with depression. Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Green Belt Movement, was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala, a Pakistani activist for female education, also won the Nobel Peace Prize.