"5 Inspiring Women for International Women's Day" - 08 March 2017
March the 8th is International Women’s Day
and what better day to celebrate all the inspirational women out there!
Having positive female role models is so important for so many reasons but particularly when it comes to being healthy and having a positive self-image. Many of us look to famous people to encourage us to aim high and aspire to be great in different areas of our lives, whether that's as a mother, a friend, a colleague or a student. Positive female role models encourage us to try to be the best version of ourselves and to aim high!
Today Team MoreLife would like to thank all the amazing, hardworking women that are part of our team and pay homage to some of the famous females who inspire us. Here are just some of them...
Retired athlete Jessica
world titles and Olympic medals when so many doubted her. At the London 2012 Olympics she made history as Olympic Heptathlon Champion and after becoming a mum in 2014 she returned to athletics a year later, achieving a Silver medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. She is an ambassador for the Jaguar Academy of Sport and a patron of Sheffield Children's Hospital charity and the Barrie Wells' sports foundation.
“Not only was she an amazing actress and fashion icon but she put being kind to people before anything else. She was a humanitarian and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador but also a fantastic yet normal mother and both of her sons now chair charities in her name so her legacy continues.”
J K Rowling
“For many many reasons but mostly for getting a whole generation of kids reading and using their imaginations.”
Sophie Edwards, OneLife
Athlete Laura Trott made Olympic (and women’s!) history in Rio 2016 when she became the first British woman ever to take home four gold medals. If that isn’t incredible enough, her sporting success comes after a hard start in life – Laura was a premature baby born with a collapsed lung who spent her childhood with constant chest infections due to her asthma.
“Not only do I think she's a very talented actress and beautiful lady, she has openly criticised the way that Hollywood controls women's weight and has done a lot of great philanthropic work too!”
Which inspiring women would feature in your list? Tweet us at @team_morelife with your suggestions!