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Inspirational Women: At Home and In The Academy

As I’m typing this, I am anxious to do justice to the women who have helped me so much, often without knowing it. I’m not writing this as some kind of ‘shout out’ to the women in my life (though these have their place). 1,124 more words

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#WomensHistoryMonth 31 Women Who Inspire Me #2018 Part 2 of 3

2018-03-12 Frida Kahlo FB Post: Frida Kahlo (1907–1954)  This Mexican artist survived childhood polio and later a bus accident that led to seven operations. She began painting to escape her lifelong pain and is considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. 1,500 more words

History - Science - Documentaries

"Kindness helps the world go round!" - Victoria Neumark Jones is a Virago Woman!

Victoria Neumark Jones is an Associate Professor of Journalism at London Metropolitan University. She writes features, reviews and columns for newspapers, magazines and websites, such as the Guardian, Fostercare Network and Slightly Foxed. 160 more words

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Lilian Lindsay (1871 - 1960)

As our faithful readers/subscribers, you know that us here at Virago are all about shouting out the achievements of women and part of that has been our focus on the blue plaque scheme. 464 more words

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Claire Hawkins - Independent business owner, Mother of two, Oxford graduate, Teacher.

‘…don’t wait until you think you know everything because you’ll never know everything. Its fine to say ‘I’m still learning’.’

The first thing I remember wanting to be when I was younger was a teacher.

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International Women's Day!


…for last week (sorry it’s late).

Last year I wrote a couple of posts for International Women’s Day on Malala Yousafzai – see… 657 more words


"Be the best you can be at whatever you do!" - a VIRAGO Mother told us.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to all the strong and beautiful Mothers out there !

One of these Virago Mums, Loxie Francis, gave us some advice on this Special Day. 42 more words

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