National Geographic has released a trailer for the one-hour documentary Women of Impact, set to premiere in October.

  • The one-hour companion documentary, set to air on National Geographic around the world, serves as a companion to a new book titled WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection that examines influential females and the impact they’ve had on how we view women.
  • Women of Impact will feature a variety of strong female role models, including Sylvia Earle, Asha De Vos, Kavita Gupta, Robin Roberts and many more.
  • The new documentary will premiere on Saturday, October 26 on National Geographic.

More on WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection:

  • WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection illuminates, celebrates and reflects on where the world’s women have been, where they are now and where they are going.
  • WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection will be available on October 22, 2019. The title is available now for pre-order on Amazon.
  • The book will feature 400 stunning photographs from National Geographic’s image collection, span three centuries, and more than 30 countries.
  • Each page creates a portrait of some aspect of women’s existence and shows readers how the depiction of women has evolved since National Geographic’s founding in 1888.
  • Featuring 17 behind-the-scenes stories from famed female National Geographic photographers, including Lynsey Addario, Jodi Cobb and Ami Vitale, about some of their most arresting images of women, this provocative book examines women’s lifestyles across world cultures, from historic suffragette images to the haunting green-eyed “Afghan girl.”
  • WOMEN is divided into six themes:
    • JOY
    • BEAUTY
    • LOVE
    • WISDOM
    • STRENGTH
    • HOPE
  • Complementing the chapters are three sections called “PORTRAITS OF POWER.” These are intimate photos and interviews in which National Geographic’s first female editor-in-chief, Susan Goldberg, posed the same 11 questions to an iconic group of activists, luminaries, politicians and celebrities.
  • Among those featured are:
    • Oprah Winfrey
    • Dr. Jane Goodall
    • Gun control activist Emma González
    • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
    • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
    • Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Former first lady Laura Bush
  • WOMEN: The National Geographic Image Collection is a compelling, timely and richly diverse volume. It honors groundbreaking women everywhere who’ve made it possible to say, definitively, that the future is female.