Katy Perry's Forbes Cover Reveals Why Girls Run the World

It's Friday again, which means we're back with the week's biggest news about women making a difference, achieving big things and kicking butt. This week was all about athletics, from Mo'ne Davis to Team USA and Misty Copeland, with just a bit of pop thrown in for good measure!

Think Mo'ne Davis is all about baseball? Wrong. She now has a spot on the Harlem Globetrotters waiting for her when she graduates college. Btw, she's not even in high school yet.

mo'ne davis plays on the harlem globetrotters why girls run the world

(via CBS Philly)

Katy Perry made the front cover of Forbes this week because she happens to be the 3rd highest-paid celeb in the world.  Maybe she should be on the new $10 bill?

katy perry forbes cover why girls run the world

(via Forbes)

Team USA is heading into the Women's World Cup soccer final after yet another flawless victory! Could this be the year of their big win? Definitely yes.

team usa women's soccer final why girls run the world

(via The Washington Post)

Zendaya proved yet again this week that if you insult her, she's going to be the one who has the last laugh. And, you know, the support of more than 5 million adoring followers.

zendaya responds to hate on her bet awards pixie cut

(via Twitter)

We all know that there's no age limit on changing the world, but 13-year-old Rowan Blanchard is proof. Her speech on gender equality from last weekend's UN Women conference is totally on point.

Bella Thorne, Dove Cameron, Debby Ryan and Alyson Stoner attended this year's Thirst Project Gala to spread the word about providing safe, clean drinking water around the world, and raise some money for the cause, too.

bella thorne and dove cameron at the thirst gala why girls run the world

(via Zimbio)

Misty Copeland became the first female African-American principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theater this week! She's THE most famous ballerina in the U.S. and totally deserves the coveted spot.

Swan Lake

(via EurWeb)

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