From Phillis Wheatley to Angela Davis to Tyra Banks, Ava got to learn about these inspiring women by embodying them for the camera. And, for those who stumbled across the project as it spread across the Internet, Rodgers included short biographies of each subject.
“I think it took time for me to find my footing in this game. I think that coming in on ‘brain’ or coming in on ‘brawn’, you have intelligence or you have strength. And when you come in on ‘beauty’, you have to prove that you have those things, y’know. You come in with this automatic stereotype. So for me, maybe it looked like, ‘Yeah, I was dragged,’ or whatever, but when I figured it out, I think I was able to excel in it.”
— Michele Fitzgerald, Survivor: Kaôh Rōng - Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty 2 (2016)