Advocate & Author, "Grace & Grit"
Lilly Ledbetter was an overnight supervisor at the Alabama Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. for nineteen years. She was the plaintiff in the American employment discrimination case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. She lives in Jacksonville, Alabama. She is a tireless advocate for change, traveling the country to urge women and minorities to claim their civil rights.