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International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day


We want to take this opportunity to celebrate some women whom we consider icons of Resilience, Courage, and Achievement.


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On this International Women's Day, let us honour the legacies of these extraordinary women and reaffirm our commitment to creating a more equitable and inclusive world. Their stories serve as a testament to the power of perseverance, courage, and determination in shaping a better future for all.



Maria Salomea Skłodowska-Curie

(Polish/Naturalised French Physicist & Chemist)

Image; Maria Salomea Skłodowska-Curie

A pioneering physicist and chemist, Marie Curie's groundbreaking research on radioactivity earned her two Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry. Her discoveries laid the foundation for modern nuclear physics and medical treatments for cancer.


Rosalind Elsie Franklin

(English Chemist & X-ray Crystallographer)

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An exceptional chemist and X-ray crystallographer, Rosalind Franklin's crucial contributions to understanding DNA structure paved the way for the groundbreaking discovery of the double helix. Despite facing obstacles, her work remains instrumental in the field of molecular biology.


Amelia Mary Earhart

(American Aviation Pioneer)

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Aviation trailblazer Amelia Earhart captured the world's imagination as the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Her daring spirit and determination continue to inspire generations of pilots and adventurers, breaking barriers in the skies and beyond.


Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

(American Civil Rights Activist)

Image; Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

Often referred to as the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement," Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger sparked a pivotal moment in the fight against racial segregation. Her act of defiance ignited a nationwide movement for equality and justice.


Harriet Tubman

(American Abolitionist & Social Activist)

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Harriet Tubman, a fearless abolitionist and conductor of the Underground Railroad, led countless enslaved individuals to freedom. Her unwavering commitment to liberty and human rights made her a towering figure in the struggle against slavery.


Maya Angelou

(American Memoirist, Poet & Civil Rights Activist)

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Renowned poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou's literary works, including the iconic "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," resonate with readers worldwide. Her eloquent voice and powerful storytelling shed light on the African American experience and continue to inspire generations.


Kamla Persad-Bissessar

(Trinbagonian Lawyer, Politician & Educator)

Image; Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Trinidad and Tobago's first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, made history with her election in 2010. A champion of social justice and gender equality, she implemented numerous initiatives to empower women and marginalized communities, leaving a lasting impact on the nation's political landscape.


Calypso Rose

(Trinbagonian Calypsonian)

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Trinidadian singer-songwriter Calypso Rose's vibrant music celebrates Caribbean culture and addresses social issues with infectious energy and passion. Her pioneering spirit and innovative sounds have earned her international acclaim as the "Queen of Calypso."


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