“What do you want to be when you grow up?”
As little girls with the big, wide world at our feet, the answer to this question is easy: We believe we can be anything we want to be. From a doctor or a pilot to an astronaut or the President, our ambitions are only limited by our own imaginations.
But as girls become teens and teens become women, we learn that representation matters. Seeing really is believing when it comes to having the self-confidence, self-belief and self-worth to seize the future we want and deserve.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, there has never been a more important time to discover the inspirational women who came before us, celebrate the powerful women who stand among us and inspire the influential women who will follow us.
Click through the timeline to discover our legacy of trailblazing women who have been shattering the glass ceiling since as early as the nineteenth century.
Search our archive of stories gathered from across our global health and wellness enterprise.