6 of the Top 100 Influential Women Today.
The BBC has revealed its list of 100 influential women from around the world for 2022. Taisia Bekbulatova, Lina Abu Akleh, Sarah Chan, Ainura Sagyn, Erika Hilton, and Erika Liriano are six of the women featured on BBC’s list. Swipe to read quotes from these women..
“"I don't believe in inevitable progress. Modern civilization has always seemed fragile and easy to destroy. And women's rights are usually the first to vanish."”
— Taisia Bekbulatova,
Russian Journalist & Founder of Holod
“Our fight is to achieve equal rights, equal wages, and the end of gender-based violence, whether we're black, Latin, white, poor, rich, cis or transgender.”
— Erika Hilton,
First Black Trans Woman Elected to a Seat in the National Congress of Brazil
“You are what you believe about yourself, so believe in a future worthy of all your dreams and aspirations.”
— Lina Abu Akleh,
Human Rights Advocate & 2022 TIME100 Next Emerging Leader
“Without women’s leadership and participation in climate responses today, it is unlikely that solutions for a sustainable planet and a gender-equal tomorrow will be realized.”
— Sarah Chan,
NBA’s Toronto Raptors Basketball Scouter & Teenage Basketball Mentor
“The power to determine your own path is something that all humans should have the right to, and that includes a woman’s power to choose what type of life she wants for herself.”
— Ainura Sagyn,
Computer Engineer, Ecofeminist, & CEO of Tazar
“The power to determine your own path is something that all humans should have the right to, and that includes a woman’s power to choose what type of life she wants for herself.“
— Erika Liriano,
Cocoa Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of INARU
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