Oprah is the most successful and influential woman in the world. Her talk show has been on the air for over twenty years, and she also has her own magazine and several books. Millions of people listen to what she has to say. She’s had a difficult life, and has worked very hard for her success. As a result of this, she is very concerned with making the world a more just and gentle place. She recently started the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, a South African school aimed at helping girls to become leaders in their communities.