26 Young Women Who Would Make Any Mother Proud

TIME magazine just released its annual 30 Most Influential Teens list, and we have a few additions! Here are 25 young ladies that have us feeling good about the next generation.

Jolie A. Doggett Nov, 04, 2015

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Amandla is more than just an actress. This teen is an accomplished musician and is unafraid to be the voice for all Black girls, eloquently speaking out on hot topic issues like cultural appropriation. 

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We love how the First Daughters are staying classy and cool while living in the public eye and still managing to be themselves and we're sure they have a bright future ahead of them!

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With a shoe line, a book, a documentary and a historic Sports Illustrated cover, pitching pro Mo'Ne Davis is proving you can do anything when you put your mind to it. 

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You can't deny it. Willow Smith is 100 percent herself all the time. Her quirky style and eclectic thoughts show our daughters how to be confident.

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Zendaya got a resounding "YASSSS" from the world when she shut down Guiliana Rancic's racist comments about her hair, and she has ben beautifully outspoken on issues like body image. Zendaya will show your little one to stand up for herself no matter what.

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This Scream Queens actress will show your little girl it's okay to grow up and change your look as long as you remain true to yourself.

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This talented pre-teen is the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Oscar and she just landed a book deal, proving talent and skill come in all shapes and sizes.

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Malala won the Nobel Peace Prize and was almost killed for encouraging the education of girls in Pakistan. She'll show your daughter and the world to always stand up for what's right, no matter how hard it gets.

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This purple-haired pop star is quickly rising in the ranks of singers and will raise your daughter's self-esteem with her intense love of her beautiful brown skin.

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America's Next Top Model contestant Winnie Harlow may not have taken the top prize but she's showing the world what it means to be comfortable in your own skin.

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These two Black gymnasts are breaking all the records and taking the gymnastics world by storm. They'll show your daughter that there's room for everyone at the top.

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This British model is changing the face of the beauty and fashion industry to look more like our little brown girls.

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Tiger Woods' niece is following in her uncle's footsteps while still blazing her own trail for success.

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Half-Black and Half-Korean, supermodel-turned-actress Chanel Iman stays true to herself and finds the beauty in all sides of her heritage.

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Last year, this math super-genius became the youngest student at Open University in the U.K. She's proving that having a good head on your shoulders will take you far.

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Mikaila Ulmer entered a room full of "sharks" and walked out with $60,000 for her lemonade business. This Shark Tank champ proves age doesn't matter when you're confident about who you are and what you have.

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These Black-ish siblings are breaking racial and gender stereotypes on their hit primetime show.

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Kiersey Clemons is the breakout actress your young one needs to watch. From Disney to DOPE, she's a beautiful representation of Brown Girl Power on the big and small screens.

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Synead and Umaara were fed up with police violence against Black people so they did something about it. Together, they organized last year's Millions March NYC and proved that with a little effort, you can do a lot. 

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This pint-sized entrepreneur has the perfect pitch and uses it to perfect the world around her.

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Alexandra Shipp is the perfect example of hard work and dedication paying off in the end.

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Lia swam her way into history when she won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is everything a young woman should be: strong, focused, confident and happy.