I’ve been distracted by the news in recent days. I thought I’d look for positive inspiration in the stories of amazing people who have done admirable things.
Here are the faces of some people who are worthy of our deep respect. You will recognize many, but perhaps not all of them. Their names are below. I leave it to you to discover their stories – the Internet will help you.
Be inspired by them all, and please do send me more candidates for inclusion.
|Rosa Parks||Florence Nightingale||Ruth Bader Ginsberg|
|Elizabeth Blackwell||Rosalind Franklin||Clara Barton|
|Gloria Steinem||Abigail Adams||Nelly Bly|
|Molly Ludwig Hayes||Winona La Duke||Jane Jacobs|
|Gertrude Bell Elion||Sandra Day O’Connor||Wendy Kopp|
|Vicki Hanson||Edith Clark||Shirley Chisholm|
|Maya Angelou||Coco Chanel||Françoise Barré-Sinoussi|
|Dorothy Hodgkin||Marian Anderson||Emmeline Pankhurst|
|George Sand||Marie Stopes||Harriet Tubman|
|Margaret Sanger||Noor Inyat Khan||Eleanor Roosevelt|
|Lee Miller||Mary Cassatt||Hannah Senesh|
|Sgt Leigh Ann Hester||Frida Kahlo||Dorothea Lange|
|Boudicca||Marie Curie||Malala Yousafzai|