Oprah Winfrey: The Power Of Women

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A woman's choice can change our world. Specifically the power of one women can impact the lives of so many under aged young girls. In 2007, Oprah Winfrey changes the lives of thousands of girls in Africa when she started to build schools for them. Those young girls, who range from 12 to 18, have forever been changed because they now have access to education. Oprah didn’t always have many opportunities when she was a child. Oprah’s very strict father made her realize she loved to learn. Oprah once said, "he had some concerns about me making the best of my life, and would not accept anything less than what he thought was my best." Many girls look up to her for giving them the Opportunity for education. Oprah Winfrey made the choice to fight for gender equality in Africa where she has built a school for girls.…show more content…
More and more people were wanting education, but many people were underprivileged. Oprah changed the world of education for many girls. She really wanted to do this because she can relate to these girls. She was in poverty but at least she got a good education and she wanted the same for these girls. Oprah said to the girls, “I believe just like my grandmother was a very powerful woman [and] stepped in and took care of me, so are all the other grandmothers in Africa who are stepping in and raising to the best of their ability, their
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