8th March is celebrated as International Women’s day all around the world and like every year, Google is celebrating with its Google Doodle sharing 13 inspirational quotes from successful women from all around the world.
The 13 famous women highlighted in the Doodle originate from throughout the world and are known for their work in the scope of fields, ranging from Science, Arts to Sports and Space.
Following are the women covered by Google, and with their statements incorporated into the Doodle.
Dr. Mae Jamison (1956 – Present)
“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”
Dr. Jemison is an American astronaut, doctor and one of the first African-American female Astronauts and the first African-American to travel to Space in 1992 with six other astronauts.
Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954)
“Feet, what do I need them for if I have wings to fly?”
Kahlo was a Mexican artist best known for her self-portrait paintings, which were vigorously affected by Mexican people and their culture.
Emma Herwegh (1817 – 1904)
“Let nothing bind you in the world other than your highest inner truth.”
Herwegh was a German writer and the revolutionary activist who played a vital role in the uprisings of 1848 which started the March Revolution to convey the message to the top officials.
Yoko Ono (1933 – Present)
“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
Ono is a Japanese interactive multimedia artist, vocalist, lyricist, and peace activist. She was compelling during the ’60s for her calculated conceptual ideas and their perfect execution. Her work was acknowledged worldwide after her marriage to John Lennon.
NL Beno Zephine (1990 – Present)
“We are too precious to let disappointments enter our minds.”
Zephine is an Indian diplomat who is the first 100% visually challenged Indian foreign service officer.
Mary Kom (1983 – Present)
“Do not say you are weak, because you are a woman.”
Kom is an Indian boxer who is positioned number one in the International Boxing Association’s reality rankings. She won medals in every one of the six big showdowns and is the only female Indian fighter to have met all requirements for the 2012 Summer Olympics, in which she got a bronze medal.
Clarice Lispector (1920 – 1977)
“I am stronger than myself.”
Lispector was an author born to a Jewish family in Ukraine. Because of the Jewish massacres, she and her family fled to Brazil when she was a child. She proceeded to end up one of Brazil’s finest writers, composing various books and short stories, the first was distributed when she was 24 years of age.
Zaha Hadid (1950 – 2016)
“I really believe in the idea of the future.”
Hadid was a British-Iraqi architect and won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, in 2004. She was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for providing her services for architecture in 2012. She is likewise the first and only lady to be granted the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects, an award she got in 2015.
Millicent Fawcett (1847 – 1929)
“Courage calls to courage everywhere.”
Fawcett was a British writer and suffragette who helped found a gathering called the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies. The gathering utilized peaceful strategies to convince the British government that ladies merited the privilege to cast a ballot. She additionally composed a few books, including Political Economy for Beginners.
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892 – 1941)
“Wings are freedom only when they are wide open in flight. On one’s back, they are a heavyweight.”
Tsvetaeva was a Russian writer best known for her portrayal of the female experience amid the “horrendous years” in twentieth-century Russia, including the Russian Revolution and the Moscow starvation that tailed it. Tsvetaeva distributed her first accumulation of sonnets at age 18 and furthermore composed refrain plays and composition pieces during her lifetime.
George Sand (1804 – 1876)
“The future can awaken in a more beautiful way than the past.”
George Sand was the pseudonym French writer Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin known prevalently for her books delineating country life. In her prior books, Sand concentrated on subjects of sentimental optimism, while likewise including women’s activist topics, for example, sexual orientation fairness and the foul play of organized relational unions.
Sanmao (1943 – 1991)
“A person who has at least one dream has a reason to be strong.”
Chen Mao Ping was a Chinese-born Taiwanese author known by the pseudonym Sanmao, which was embraced from a character of acclaimed caricaturist Zhang Leping. She published her first book at 19 years old, composing a sum of 26 complete works through the span of her lifetime. Sanmao is likewise notable for her meandering, bohemian way of life, venturing out to in excess of 50 nations.
Chimamanda Adichie (1977 – Present)
“I matter. I matter equally. Not ‘if only’, not ‘as long as’. I matter. Full stop.”
Adichie is a Nigerian writer and MacArthur Genius Grant beneficiary. She is known both for her books and short stories just as two TED talks: one entitled “The Danger of a Single Story” and the other called “We should all be Feminists,” which was later inspected in the Beyonce song “Flawless.”