At Studio 20, we cherish women and we help them reach their full potential, both in their professional, as well as their personal lives. We are sure that every woman has an inner leader and an innate spirit inside her, and we are here just to unveil it. If you work with us, you are already on your way to becoming the best version of yourself
: strong, independent, beautiful, and appreciated by your members, colleagues, and managers. If you believe in yourself, you can move the mountains, and the following 12 women proved it again and again. Can you be the 13th?
Marie Claire, one of the most popular women's magazines in the world, made a top of the most famous women in history. Of them, only one is alive today, being contemporary with us, and inspiring us all to make the world a better place. However, you can learn from each of the following representatives of the fair sex, even just by reading their most famous quotes. We will leave number 13 intentionally blank, for you to complete with your name, date of birth, and favorite saying.
1. Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603, the Virgin Queen, one of the most successful monarchs in British history)
"The sex I belong to is considered weak, but I am a rock that bends to no wind"
2. Catherine the Great (1729-1796, Empress of the Russian Empire, one of the greatest and most ruthless women in history)
"In the absence of confidence, a power's nation is useless"
3. Jane Austen (1775-1817, writer, author of "Pride and Prejudice")
"The one, be it man or woman, who has no pleasure in reading a good novel, must be incredibly stupid"
4. Sojourner Truth (1797-1883, women's rights activist, one of the most inspirational black women in America's history)
"Truth is powerful and it always prevails"
5. Anne Frank (1929-1945, German teenage girl of Jewish descent, who wrote a diary of the atrocities of the Holocaust)
"Nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world, and this is wonderful!"
6. Ada Lovelace (1815-1852, English mathematician and the first computer programmer in history)
"My brain is more than just something mortal, and time will show it!"
7. Edith Cowan (1861-1932, women's rights activist, Australia's first female member of the Parliament)
"Women want to be placed on absolutely equal terms with men. We want nothing more and nothing less than this!"
8. Marie Curie (1867-1934, the physicist and scientist who invented the term "radioactivity" and discovered two elements)
"Nothing in life should be feared, only understood. The more we understand, the less we will be afraid"
9. Amelia Earhart (1897-1939, American aviator, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean)
"Women must try to do things, as men have tried. And when they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others"
10. Rosa Parks (1913-2005, American activist in the civil rights movement)
"I would like to be remembered as someone who wanted to be free so that other people would also be free!"
11. Maya Angelou (1928-2014, American poet, singer, memorialist, and civil rights activist)
"People will forget what you said, they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel"
12. Malala Yousafzai (1997, women's rights activist, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner)
"I tell my story not because it's unique, but precisely because it's the story of many girls"