Women’s Day: 10 Phenomenally Inspiring Women Of All Time

Women’s Day: 10 Phenomenally Inspiring Women

A very happy women’s day. On this day lets look at a few inspiring ladies who were the pioneers, achievers and great contributors to the society.

Here we are, listing 10 plus inspiring women of all time.

Mother Teresa:

A woman who has become a metaphor of social service. Mother Teresa, the founder of ‘Missionaries of Charity’ spent most of life living in India, serving the poor, the needy and the diseased. Mother Teresa, a recipient of Nobel Peace Prize is sure a woman to be on the list of the most inspiring women of all time in this world.


Marie Curie:

A woman who pioneer in the field of radiation research. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only woman to have won it twice- Nobel prize in Physics and Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Discoverer of Polonium and Radium. She is sure a great example of the pioneering women.


Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, often called the “People Princess” is remembered as one of the most beautiful women of all time. We are definitely not talking about her appearance. The charity works she did, the awareness she spread, and all the good things she gave to the society has made her one of the most inspiring women of all time.


Benazir Bhutto

First woman in Pakistan to head a major political party and the only woman Prime Minister of Pakistan. She served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan 2 times. She was the recipient of United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights.


Oprah Winfrey

A talk show host, an actress, philanthropist, a self-help coach and what not. A very famous woman, often dubbed as the “Queen of All Media.” A young girl with an unpleasant childhood has created a brilliant today for herself. Her philanthropic work and self-help for people have resulted in millions of followers and admirers.


Aung San Suu Kyi

Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy of Burma. A recipient of Nobel peace Prize. A woman who raised voice against the dictator rule and initiated nonviolent movement to achieve human rights and democracy.


Helen Keller

The first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree was an author, lecturer and a political activist. She is someone who she campaigned for labor rights, women’s suffrage, and many issues. She is a great inspiration for the blind and the deaf and all of us who are willing to learn in life.


Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, often called “the first lady of civil rights” was a pioneer of civil rights in a racially segregated Alabama. Famous for the Montgomery Bus Boycott (a protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.)


Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl is a famous book of the collection of Annie Frank’s experiences when hiding during the German Holocaust. She symbolizes hope for a world in which people can live together respectfully and in freedom, regardless of their origin, faith or political beliefs.


Malala Yousafzai

One of the most famous teenagers in this world, Malala Yousafzai, a young lady of age 17 is an education activist. A girl who started as a blogger is a human rights activist for education today. She is the recipient of Nobel Peace Prize and the youngest receiver ever.


There are plenty more to list here. Emmeline Pankhurst, Eleanor Roosevelt, Queen Victoria, Amelia Earhart, Margaret Thatcher, Maria Sharapova, Kathryn Bigelow, Sheryl Sandberg, Hilary Clinton, Valentina Tereshkova, Serena Williams, Junko Tabei, Maya Angelou, Mary Kom, Indra Nooyi, Indira Gandhi, Arundhati Roy, J.K. Rowling, Jane Austen,….. there are plenty other names which can go on to this list and I am sure you have a few to add here. There are also those names within the family and friends circle who inspires us every day.

Our mothers, companions, friends, and daughters. We have so many women out there doing extraordinary work, let’s appreciate them and compliment them for their work.

Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.

Wishing all the women a very happy women’s day.

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7 Responses to "Women’s Day: 10 Phenomenally Inspiring Women Of All Time"

    1. That’s so true Shweta. The ones who are not listed here are definitely inspiring. Our mothers are our greatest inspirations and how we want to be like them when we grow up. Happy women’s day to you too ๐Ÿ™‚


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