March 3, 2017 1:18 PM EST

10 pioneers who cross boundaries, forge new paths, take their crafts to unexpected places and also improve the world. Read about them here.

The Ice Prince

TV’s Witty Rebel

The Entrepreneur Creating a New Food Chain

The Activist Bridging a Democratic Divide

The Social-Media Star

The Seriously Funny Comedian

The Mayor Saving Minors

A New Kind of Statesman

A Face for the Unseen

The Budding Beauty Mogul

This appears in the March 13, 2017 issue of TIME.

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