- Hafsat Abiola is the daughter of Nigerian politician MKO Abiola
- She founded a group that trains female leaders and raises awareness of domestic violence
- Hafsat also runs a program aimed at reducing maternal mortality rates
(CNN)Her mother was assassinated, her father died in prison after being jailed by the military. Today, Hafsat Abiola is one of the most prominent civil rights activists in Nigeria, fueled by a desire to ensure her parents' deaths were not in vain.