Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the Suffragette movement. Image from Wikimedia Commons, author unknown
History is filled with amazing women. From the incredible sacrifices of Mother Theresa to Rosa Parks simple act of refusing to move to the back of the bus, these women inspire us, motivate us to make our own mark in the world, and ultimately provide us with hope for a better future for ourselves and our daughters.
Which women, living or dead, do you consider your own personal role models?
I have so many but I can narrow it down to Julia Gillard for her work as PM and showing incredible grace under fire, Malala Yousafzai for possessing more courage and conviction than I could ever dream, and Amelia Earhart, just for being a badass!
I don't know if she's a role model, but I like Elizabeth Blackburn and that she stood up to the Bush government for what she believed in, at her own peril.
I use her as my example of a kick ass lady...