Smart Girl Stories

Maria Mutola: The Phenomenal 800m Runner From Mozambique

Let this story from one of our smart girls inspire you to be brave enough to go after your dreams because you can be anything you want to be! Maria Mutola grew up in a society where women were expected to...

Mozambique

Mozambique

Explore Mozambique’s resilience and rich cultural heritage. This category celebrates the stories of inspiring Mozambican women. Learn about Graça Machel, a humanitarian and former First Lady of Mozambique and South Africa who advocates for women’s rights and peacebuilding initiatives. Delve into the work of Paulina Chiziane, a novelist who explores themes of gender identity and social justice. Discover the contributions of contemporary figures like Maria Mutola, a legendary track and field athlete with numerous world records.