What does it feel like to win $500,000 for your research? Ask any one of these 7 brilliant women, who along with 24 others were named 2013 MacArthur Fellows. For those of you unfamiliar with the MacArthur Foundation, they award "creative people" that they deem committed to "building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world." Sounds like a pretty awesome goal to me! And the awardees they chose are doing just that. If you want to feel inspired today, hit "play" on the videos below! - Julia Tartaglia (Co-Founder of Scientista / @juliatartaglia)
This video was originally published on The MacArthur Foundation website. Click here to view the video on their website and browse through the full list of winners, including their biographies!