No matter what age we are, we always seek people that we admire and ones that inspire us. These muses can help us be better people and guide the way for us. Inspirational women are all over, but we had to limit this list to only 8.
Here is a list of our 8 favourite inspirational women that we think you should look up to every day!
1. Michelle Obama
The former First Lady of The United States is one of the most inspirational women of this generation.
A role model for women everywhere, Michelle Obama is a big supporter of LGBTQ+ rights as well as healthy eating to better our minds and bodies. She is also an advocate for poverty awareness, education and nutrition.
Plus, she is considered a fashion icon through and through.
Words To Live By: “Am I good enough? Yes I am.”
2. Diana, Princess Of Wales
Oh, Princess Diana. A woman of class and honour who was taken from the world too soon.
A legendary woman and a Princess who broke all barriers, Princess Diana was a supporter of the International Campaign To Ban Landmines. She didn’t end there, however, as she carried out extensive charity work for which she was celebrated for.
A compassionate and charismatic inspirational woman we should all look up to.
Words To Live By: “Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.”
3. Amal Clooney
No, not George Clooney’s wife, but rather Amal Clooney’s husband is that famous actor that we all like.
Amal Clooney specializes in international law as well as human rights, a profession that should be admired. She has defended countless journalists in court for their right of free speech and does not give in to the usual stereotypes one might expect of her.
Words To Live By: “The worst thing we can do as women is not stand up for each other.”
4. Frida Kahlo
A self-taught painter like no other, Frida Kahlo explored the questions of identity, post-colonialism, gender, class and race in Mexican society.
Posthumously, Frida Kahlo became a regonized figure in the art history world and regarded as an icon for the feminism and LGBT movement, Chicanos.
Words To Live By: “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”
5. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman’s Alma mater is none other than Ivy League school Harvard. She has studied French, Japanese, German and Arabic since childhood.
An advocate for animal rights and a hardcore environmentalist, she is very vocal about all the organizations and charities she is in support of, especially the Time’s Up movement, for which she is one of the first contributors.
Words To Live By: “I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.”
An ambassador of Convoy of Hope, a faith-based non-profit organization known for its international programs for feeding and helping poor people, Zendaya is also one of the inspirational women who are all about self-love and body positivity.
Her newest show, Euphoria, has some difficult themes such as addiction, depression and what it means to be a teenager. Also, has great representation for its LGBTQ+ characters. Zendaya also happens to be a producer for Euphoria.
Words To Live By: “I try to be nice to everyone, because I have no clue what’s going on in their world.”
7. Angelina Jolie
A humanitarian by her own right, Angelina Jolie should be on most lists with inspirational women, because she is doing too much without demanding recognition. Which is what a role model is all about.
She promotes causes such as conservation, education, and women’s rights and is an advocate on behalf of refugees. She is and advocate not for only women’s rights, but also human rights.
Words To Live By: “If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.”
The ultimate Queen of inspirational women. The ultimate Queen of self-love and self-positivity and self everything!
She is not only the first woman, but the first person of colour to launch her fashion brand, Fenty, under luxury fashion group LVMH. Among her other achievements, Rihanna created her Believe Foundation in 2006 to help terminally ill children. Rihanna is an outspoken advocate for gun control and LGBTQ+ rights.
Words To Live By: “The minute you learn to love yourself, you don’t want to be anyone else.”