Every day we look for moments of inspiration to keep us looking forward.
International Women’s Day is observed on March 8, 2023, where we remind the women in our family, social groups and our history why they are important, and how they inspire us. These women in our history have made such an impact that we celebrate the fierce and fantastic females who altered the course of history.
Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and notable writer. She became the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Her disappearance during a flight around the world in 1937 became an enduring mystery, fueling much speculation.
On top of her 11 Grammy Award wins, Dolly Parton has generously donated and fundraised to humanitarian efforts, including HIV/AIDs initiatives, disaster relief, cancer treatment, and animal rights. Now, Parton is launching a higher education initiative for employees at her theme park, Dollywood.
Serena Williams is an American Tennis player who has outdone the women’s professional tennis league for two decades. Williams is one of the top three tennis players of all time. Her persistence and dedication to tennis and women’s advocacy have shown many people her true character.
The thriving business owner and queen of cosmetics is the founder of Estée Lauder. Today, the brands under the Estée Lauder umbrella include MAC Cosmetics and Clinique are worth a jaw-dropping $17 billion. Lauder was the only woman on Time Magazine’s 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century.
Defining an era of beauty, glamour and success, Marilyn Monroe was the cover girl of the Golden Age of Hollywood. On top of this success, Monroe became the second woman in U.S. history to own her own production company.
Celebrate the women around you not only on March 8, but every day. Their impact on your life is empowering and filled with love.