Inspiration Friday!

As part of the work we do here at Invest In Girls, we meet inspirational women and aspirational girls regularly. That consistent positive energy can be reinvigorating. With today being the end of the traditional work week, we wanted share some inspiration from women and girls who are changing the world as you head into your weekend.

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Meet Yara Shahidi: The 17-Year-Old Actress And Activist

Yara Shahidi was only nine when she made her big-screen debut in Eddy Murphy's Imagine That and 14 when she got her breakout role--Zoey Johnson on ABC's critical and popular hit Blackish. Zoey is the popular and social activist child of characters played by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, and in real life, Yara, a first generation American from Minnesota, is not all that different.