Here at Pure Planet we’ve been talking about the upcoming International Women’s Day (Monday 8 March) - reflecting on our experiences of women who have inspired us when growing up, who inspire us now, and even of women who may have been overlooked but who have left a lasting impact on us.
We’d love to hear your thoughts and stories, to chat about and celebrate the women that mean something to you.
This really can be anyone, so to help kick things off I wanted to share a few of mine.
In my personal life, it’d have to be our Nonna who came from Italy to Glasgow as a newlywed 18-year-old, without a word of English (or Scottish for that matter, which is entirely more difficult to learn ). She’s long been the matriarch of the family, and even though she’s well into her 90’s now she’s as sharp as ever.
Turning to the public eye, it’d be hard not to think of Greta Thunberg. She’s become an icon for taking action against climate change, and hasn’t backed away from challenging global leaders. Inspiring not only her own generation but also those older than her can’t be easy!
More info about International Women’s Day is available here if you’d like to read more.
Share about the women who’ve inspired you in the replies below.