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#Vote100 Inspirational Women
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08
Mar

Inspirational Quotes: Emmeline Pankhurst | Political activist & Leader of the Suffragette movement

Emmeline Pankhurst was a political activist and leader of the Suffragette movement, who helped women win the right to vote. Born Emmeline Goulden, she was raised in Manchester by a family with a tradition of radical politics. Despite official records showing that Pankhurst was born on 15 July 1858, she always claimed to have been...
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01
Mar

Inspirational Quotes: Malala Yousafzi, Noble Peace Prize Laureate & Human Rights Campaigner

Malala Yousafzi is a Pakistani activist for female education. From the age of 11, she has been campaigning and writing about her life, her activism and against the Taliban’s regime. She quickly rose to prominence and was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize. She hit the headlines in 2012 after the Taliban shot her...
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emmeline pankhurst votes for women featured
15
Feb

Inspirational Quotes: Emmeline Pankhurst | Political activist & Leader of the Suffragette movement

Emmeline Pankhurst was a political activist and leader of the Suffragette movement, who helped women win the right to vote. Born Emmeline Goulden, she was raised in Manchester by a family with a tradition of radical politics. Despite official records showing that Pankhurst was born on 15 July 1858, she always claimed to have been...
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08
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Jillian Kowalchuk | Founder, Safe & The City (SatC)

Jillian Kowalchuk is the founder of Safe & the City (SatC). Safe & the City (SatC) is a London-based software technology company that uses geolocation tech and Met Police data in its app with the aim of preventing sexual harassment against women and girls on the streets – from wolf whistling to serious crimes such...
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Kate Simko | Producer, composer, pianist & DJ
28
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Kate Simko | Producer, composer, pianist & DJ

Kate Simko is a producer, composer, pianist and DJ from Chicago. Simko is currently bringing her genre-bending project London Electronic Orchestra to the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room on Tuesday 6th March. Kate & LEO’s performance will be part of the Women And the Hall series marking 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918 which gave women the vote for the...
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22
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Cherie Blair | Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

What motivated you to focus on empowering women through your career, and through your Foundation for women? I think my passion for women’s rights came from the way I was raised – by my mother and my grandmother, both incredibly strong women. My father had left us when I was in primary school, and I...
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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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Mary Goudie
15
Aug

Inspirational Woman: Baroness Mary Goudie | Member of the British House of Lords

Baroness Mary Goudie is a formidable woman who has been an active global advocate for the rights of women and children for many years. With all her achievements and accomplishments it was her warmth and openness that struck me. As a woman who has been in politics for over 50 years she is an inspiration...
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