Although most celebrities have millions of dollars at their disposal to spend on cars, clothes and elaborate homes, many often contribute a good chunk of their hard-earned pay to causes that hit close to home. Some, like Beyoncé and Lady Gaga, take it a step further and launch their own philanthropic initiatives and nonprofit organizations to better the lives of people around the world. And while we’re all about supporting humans everywhere, these days female-focused causes feel especially crucial. In fact, a handful of A-listers have made strides in this department with female-centric charities pushing education, entrepreneurship and general empowerment. Here, the stars who put their wealth to good use for the future of women.