In this current age of fourth-wave feminism, here are the top 10 most empowering accounts you need to follow on Instagram right now. From body positivity to activist accounts, these people are raising awareness on the most pressing issues facing us today, and inspiring you while they’re at it.
1. Female Collective (@femalecollective)
Female Collective is one of my favorite empowering accounts to follow on Instagram. They post inspiring quotes and reminders to help you stay positive and focused on your own goals. This is a great account for anyone who needs inspirational reminders.
2. Greta Thunberg (@gretathunberg)
Greta Thunberg must have one of the most empowering accounts on Instagram. At only sixteen years old, she’s on the frontlines of campaigning against climate change and set up the School Strike 4 Climate movement. Follow her Instagram to feel inspired by all the great work she is doing.
3. I Weigh (@i_weigh)
Founded by Jameela Jamil, the I Weigh Instagram page aims to amplify voices that are often silenced. Their page always showcases empowering quotes and inclusive images to inspire people to see the value of their lives.
4. Megan Jayne Crabbe (@bodyposipanda)
This is one of my favorite body positivity and empowering accounts to follow on Instagram. With so many posts on embracing your body and not allowing others to dictate how you are supposed to feel, this is a great account to follow to keep you feeling empowered. P.S. Check your fatphobia at the door because you can’t be an intersectional feminist without actually supporting every type of woman.
5. The Fab Story (@thefabstory)
The Fab Story is an awesome Instagram account that gives you tips on things like how to stay positive, things to make you feel fabulous and what to do if you’re feeling overwhelmed. This is a great self-care account that reminds you to check in with yourself first and foremost before anyone else.
6. The Insecure Girls’ Club (@theinsecuregirlsclub)
The Insecure Girls’ Club is one of the truly awesome empowering accounts that you have to follow. It’s a space for women to embrace their vulnerabilities and always offers quotes and videos to remind you to do what’s best for you and highlighting how so many women feel insecure.
7. The Comparison Coach (@lucysheridan)
The Comparison Coach’s Instagram is one of the most empowering accounts you will find on Instagram. Lucy Sheridan is the world’s first and only comparison coach who specializes in helping people not to compare themselves to others, and instead focus on yourself. Follow her Instagram for top tips and empowering quotes to help you stop comparing yourself to others.
8. Girlboss (@girlboss)
Filled with inspirational quotes, movie stills, and photos which emphasize how to embrace your ambitious side, Girlboss is the account for people who have goals in life. Follow this account to be constantly motivated by the women who are achieving their dreams.
9. Anne Hathaway (@annehathaway)
Anne Hathaway is not only an A-list celebrity but also brings to light the most important issues of our age on her Instagram page. From raising awareness about climate change as well as the recent abortion laws in Alabama, Hathaway has one of the most empowering accounts on Instagram right now.
10. The Pink Protest (@pinkprotest)
The Pink Protest is a powerful account that has made real changes within the UK government system and has changed two laws. Their Instagram page promotes inclusivity and always has inspiring quotes and highlights that there is no one way to be a feminist.