Check out our list of 10 Black women who motivate us to be better and reach higher.
1. 10 Endlessly Inspirational Women
International Women’s Day is meant to celebrate women and the great strides that we’ve made in the ongoing movement for women’s rights. It’s also a day to honor the women who inspire us to push harder, reach higher, and go farther in life.
2. 10 Endlessly Inspirational Women
While there is no shortage of women who that bill, here is a short list of our faves.
3. Ava DuVernay
4. Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host, OWN network creator, actress, and all-around media mogul
5. Michelle Obama
Former First Lady (AKA our Forever First Lady)
6. Issa Rae
TV show and online content creator
7. Mae Jemison
NASA astronaut, physician, engineer, and the First Black woman to travel into space
8. Maxine Waters
Representative for California’s 43rd District
9. April Ryan
White House Journalist
10. Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
Feminist and author
11. Alicia Garza, Opal Tomenti, and Patrisse Cullors
Black Lives Matter movement creators
12. Serena Williams
Golden Slam Professional Tennis Player