Sadie Michel (left) and Olivia Lansing (right), both age 15, from Alexandria, VA
"It was really tough not being able to vote, to kinda see it happen without being able to do anything, but being here, I know I am a part of it and I am doing something.
People are constantly telling us [as teenagers], we don't understand, we're so hooked to our phones, but I think this generation, we're very open-minded and ready for change, and we use social media to do that.
I'm a firm believer that all women no matter what should have the same rights, so I'm starting a club at school and I'm getting a lot of ideas for it here. It's about women's rights. The biggest thing is getting teens involved who don't really understand what feminism is. I just got the paperwork in and I'm waiting for the county to approve it."
— Sadie Michel (pictured at left)
"We're definitely underestimated [as teenagers], but I think we can do a lot.
I want to keep doing things like this and spreading awareness on social media. She's [Sadie] starting a club at school about stuff like this that I'm going to join."
— Olivia Lansing (pictured at right)