International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual, focusing on the idea that an equal world is an enabled world.
Everyone is responsible for their own thoughts and actions, and each person has the choice to fight stereotypes and bias while also celebrating female accomplishments. Here are eight women who have individually fought for gender parity to drive collective action.
“Everyone has their own skillset, they just need someone to take out the highlighter pen.” – Leslie DiPiero
“Doing one thing and doing it well is the secret to success.” – Danielle Ontiveros
“As an entrepreneur, there’s always a grind, the grind just changes.” – Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
“Your power is your gifts, your talent, your brand, your network, your skills, your knowledge, and that belongs to you.” – Rita P. Mitchell