Inspiring Women Who Changed The World
Women are a force of nature who is strong, independent, ingenious, and resilient. They have the courage to take up the challenge and then turn them into growth and success. They actually never quit! Let’s know some of the inspiring women who changed the world.
1. Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa is regarded as one of the most selfless people who has dedicated her entire life for charity and humanitarian work. Her contribution was recognized in 1979, the time when she won the Nobel Peace Prize. Mother Teresa always believed in contributing to the people and society with her philosophy, ‘If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one’.
2. Marilyn Monroe
With the good looks and the mysterious ability to understand what the world wanted to see makes Marilyn Monroe a huge success. She always knew what she did without caring for what people said. Not letting the leading men take over the spotlight, she took regular acting lessons to improve herself. Marilyn Monroe believed that ‘Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition’.
3. Benazir Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto was the first woman Prime Minister to head a Muslim State. She was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1993 to 1996. During her reign, she made a full stop on the military dictatorship and fought for women rights. In 2007, Benazir Bhutto got assassinated in a suicide attack.
4. Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama the wife of Barack Obama was the first lady of the United States. Before her studies in Princeton and Harvard, she was raised in a one bedroom apartment in Chicago. With the strong demeanor and personality, she is considered to be the most stylish and smart lady after Jackie Kennedy.
5. J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling is a daughter from single mother who followed her dreams. Even after multiple rejections from publishers she did not lose hope until she secured a print run of 1,000 copies for her first book. The book is famous by the name, ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’. In a few years, the Harry Potter series sold around 400 million copies, grabbed a film franchise and was a huge rage among the kids.
6. Princess Diana
Princess Diana married into a royal life but instead of enjoying the luxury life she decided to become the figurehead for charity campaigns around the world. Diana was an inspiration to people as she was eager to share everything with as many people as possible. Her death on 31st August 1997 was worldwide mourning.
7. Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi was India’s first women Prime Minister of India who served the nation for 15 years. Till now she is remembered for her leadership roles and to let you know, she was the one who started the Green Revolution in India. Indira Gandhi was known as ‘The Iron Lady’ and paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in 1984.
8. Marie Curie
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Marie Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist and is known to be the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes. Not only this, but she was also the first female professor at the University of Paris and the first lady to be protected in France’s national mausoleum. Marie Curie was famously known as ‘Madame Curie’.