This Week In Why Girls Run the World

Our favorite ladies made their mark on the world and created some positive changes this week, and we just had to celebrate them. If you missed these inspiring stories, check them out here!

We all know that Fifth Harmony's "Worth It" is all about ladies who know their own self worth. Clearly that message resonated with fans because the track went platinum earlier this week (meaning it sold more than a million copies!).

The new Barbies are better than ever, with adjustable ankles so they can wear either heels or flats, AND more options that will mean you can find a doll that looks like you! More info here.

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A 9-year-old Washington girl, Hailey Fort has been helping the homeless since she was just 5. She's now dedicated her time to personally building mobile shelters to give homeless people a place to live.

Earlier this week, we learned that Miss Piggy will be winning a Sackler Center First Award from the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, and it will be totally deserved. Who's a better icon for powerful ladies?

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Laura Marano teamed up with DoSomething.org for a potentially life-saving anti-texting and driving campaign. Will a pair of adorable thumb socks stop you from texting behind the wheel?

Girl Meets World star Rowan Blanchard wrote a powerful Instagram blog about how all kids have a voice that should be heard and how important it is for us all to take education seriously.

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Shay Mitchell may be a pretty little liar, but she's also one smart cookie. She and her BFF Michaela Blaney teamed up to write a book called Bliss, telling a story of true friendship and happiness set in Hollywood.

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Model Karlie Kloss happens to also be a bit of a tech whiz. Last week she spent tame at the Flatiron School in New York to take a laptop apart and learn all about engineering and computer hardware in the process.

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After receiving some negative messages because she wasn't wearing makeup in her Instagram vids and pics, Zendaya reminded us that both makeup and no makeup are totally ok, and that you should always just do you and BE HAPPY.

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Any inspiring ladies we missed? Please share with us in the comments and we might include them next week!