International Women’s Day: 10 Pioneering Women

Happy International Women’s Day! Today is all about celebrating women and their achievements. I recently read 100 Pioneering Women, a book published by the National Portrait Gallery in conjunction with their 2018 Rebel Women exhibit, which feature portraits from the Collection of prominent and ground-breaking women, to celebrate 100 years of (some) women’s suffrage in the UK. I visited the exhibit when it was on and had a great time, and decided to pick up the book in the gift shop, but I hadn’t gotten around to reading it until now. I decided that to celebrate 2020’s International Women’s Day, I would share some of my favourite entries from the book, so here are my top 10 Pioneering Women featured in the National Portrait Gallery.

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