Danielle Fong for TIME


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Hot 20: The Transformer, Danielle Fong

October 11, 2013

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

Graduating from college in Nova Scotia at the age of 17, Danielle Fong faced the “what do you want to do when you grow up” question a little earlier than most people—which might account for her idealistic answer.