Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Founder of the AHA Foundation
Ayaan was born in Somalia and raised as a devout Muslim. She escaped an arranged marriage by immigrating to the Netherlands in 1992 and serving as a member of the Dutch parliament for three years. She has since become an active critic of fundamentalist Islam, an advocate for women's rights, and a leader in the campaign to reform Islam, establishing the AHA Foundation in 2007.