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Student Voice on International Women's Day

As we join the campaign #ChooseToChallenge our students have participated in their own way!
Created by CAS Student Malena
Created by CAS Student Malena

A lovley poem written by CAS Student, Kalypso!  

CAS Student Georgia, shares with us inspiring women!  

Women have to deal with a greater complexity of expectations and conflicting social pressures than men. It is of utmost importance for girls to be surrounded by strong female role models succeeding on their terms, with authenticity and without apology. Imposter syndrome is frequent in women that obtain high positions, making women less comfortable with power.
#ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021.

Christiane Amanpour: Is one of the first female journalists who covered global conflict on a major scale. Amanpour was able to bypass many restrictions placed on the media by the U.S. military and has reported from major conflict zones.

Tsai Ing-Wen: The first female president of Taiwan, she has improved trade with China and plans to further stimulate the Taiwanese economy through focuses on biotech and green energy.

Emma Watson: She is a UN Goodwill Ambassador at the age of 26, she advocates for women’s educational rights and is a proud and outspoken feminist.

Michelle Obama: The first African American First Lady, who started initiatives that address childhood obesity, healthy meals for low-income students, tennis training for kids and improving issues for veteran families.

Geisha Williams: She came from a family that had nothing and managed to become a CEO of a Fortune 200 Power and Energy company.

Sheryl Sandberg: Before Facebook, she spent six years as VP at Google, where she developed its online advertising programs. She is the founder of Lean In, a nonprofit that supports female growth in professional industries.

Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier: Received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering one of gene technology’s sharpest tools, the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors


In PHCE last week students focused on International Womens day!

Here is a poem by Melissa, Marisa, Stefania and Maria in year 9

Equality Poster by Dioni, Year 9

                           

 

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