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Inspirational Female Campaigners
Michelle Obama outside No 10 Downing Street
18
Aug

Inspirational Quotes: Michelle Obama | First Lady of the United States, lawyer & writer

Michelle Obama is a lawyer, writer and currently the First Lady of the United States. She is married to the 44th President of the US, Barack Obama. She is also the first African-American First Lady. Obama was raised in Chicago and studied at both Princeton and Harvard University. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from...
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14
Jul

Pankhursts | Suffragettes through the generations

You may recall seeing during the Olympic Opening Ceremony’s Danny Boyles’ Green and Pleasant Land and noticing a focus on the Women’s suffragette movement. Not only were there 50 women replaying the steps and the marches that Emmeline Pankhurst, who was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement which helped women...
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03
Jul

Inspirational Quotes: Diane Von Furstenberg | Fashion Designer

Diane Von Furstenberg, born 1946, is a famous Fashion designer most known for her ionic ‘wrap dress’. Diane Von Furstenberg is one of the world most successful fashion designers. Von Furstenberg created her ‘wrap dress’ for the working woman in 1972 when she impressed the fashion world. By the mid 70s her wrap dress had...
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30
Jun

Inspirational Quotes: Vivienne Westwood | Fashion Designer, Business Woman and OBE award winner

Vivienne Westwood, born 1941, is a British Fashion Designer and Business woman most famous for bringing modern punk designers into the mainstream. Vivienne Westwood comes from humble beginnings in Derbyshire where her Father worked as a Cobbler and  her Mother worked at a local cotton mill, to help make ends meet. Westwood later became a...
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Coco Chanel Feminism
30
Jun

Inspirational Quotes: Coco Chanel | Fashion Designer

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, born 1883, was a French fashion designer who was famous for her work in the fashion industry and for her brand ‘Coco Chanel’. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel founded the fashion brand Coco Chanel which is now a world renowned fashion label. Chanel played a key role in breaking the stereotype and freeing women...
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Anna Wintour New Years Honours 2017
29
Jun

Inspirational Quotes: Anna Wintour | Journalist, Editor, OBE and Outstanding Achievement Award winner

Anna Wintour, born 1949 is a British journalist who is famous for her immense work in the fashion Industry. Anna Wintour started her career by studying fashion journalism and working for British magazines and has since remained within fashion industry. Wintour was the Editor-in-Chief of American Vouge from 1988 until 2016. She has become an...
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19
May

Inspirational Woman: Hannah Wilson | Headteacher of Aureus School and the Co-Founder of #WomenEd

Hannah is the Headteacher of Aureus School and the Co-Founder of #WomenEd. She has recently relocated from London to Oxfordshire. She blogs and tweets as @TheHopefulHT and recently did a TEDx talk on diversity. Did you ever sit down and plan your career? I am very goal orientated and have always had a three to...
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26
Jan

Inspirational Quotes: Anne Frank | Diarist and writer

Anne Frank was a German-born diarist and writer. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust and her diary, The Diary of a Young Girl, is one of the world’s most widely known books. Born in Frankfurt, Anne and her family moved to Amsterdam when the Nazis gained control over Germany....
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