This is Kylie Travers, 32, from Melbourne, went from homeless to award-winning CEO. She was living in a garage with her two children for a period before her business. These days, Ms Travers owns a website business, is a speaker and author. She told FEMAIL how she turned her life around and how she's grateful for it 'I learned how strong I am,' Ms Travers said, when speaking about her past. There are stories of triumph over adversity, and then there are stories like Kylie Travers'.
She quickly became one of Ghana's leading entrepreneurs and a source of inspiration around the world. Today, on what would had been her 98th birthday, Google dedicated to her a 'doodle' illustration. In addition to her own business, she taught skills to other women and co-founded Women's World Banking (WWB), a global micro-lending organisation. On its website, the WWB microlending network says it lends to 16,4 million women around the world, managing a loans portfolio of over $9bn. Known as "Auntie Ocloo", Esther dedicated her life to helping others like her succeed.
Niraj Gera, 40, from New Delhi met acid attack victims three years ago and asked them to pose. Elevenwomen agreed to help raise awareness about acid attack crimes in India, where convictions are low. The photos - often defiant and joyous - include a 15-year-old who was burnt for spurning a 32-year-old man. Tremendously happy that these women are survivors.