Celebrating Women’s History Month: Two actresses who are working to reverse stereotypes

Actress America Ferrera has publicly sought to promote inclusion and dispel stereotypes against Latina Americans and launched her own production company. 

Amy Schumer has emerged as one of the sharpest commentators on gender in America with her TV show “Inside Amy Schumer,” which she says began as a “secret feminist idea.” She’s also spoken out about gun control, teaming up with her cousin New York Sen. Chuck Schumer for a “crusade on guns.” 

We’ll be featuring more women who are shaping history. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat for more updates throughout the month of March. Check back for updates in this slideshow of more prominent female voices.