8 Wonderful Women to Celebrate This International Women's Day
Today is International Women's Day! Women are oftentimes underappreciated, but they shouldn't be. So, in honor of International Women's Day, we have put together these videos of inspiration, encouragement, and empowerment to applaud the incredible women who deserve a little extra appreciation today!
1) Press for Progress
The theme for this year's International Women's Day is "Pressing for Progress." In this video, women share their advice and tips on how to move forward in the professional world. They also share a bit of their experiences and what advice they were offered in their past. These women want to see others take advantage of the opportunities that they have to make a change in the world. Watch to see what you can do to help.
2) The Time is Now
This short video highlights the different women around that world that have made a difference. Their message has been heard in many areas, but they want to continue spreading their words of encouragement and empowerment to women everywhere. Watch to see how they've made a big impact in the world.
3) Feel Your Boobies
International Women's Day is not only a day to celebrate women, but it can also serve as a chance you educate about women's health. Feel Your Boobies Foundation's mission is to inform women how to detect and identify breast cancer in time. Check out the video to see the unexpected way this foundation gets its message out.
4) Girl Love
Lily Singh (AKA Superwoman) is a well-known YouTube personality. In her channel, IISuperwomanII, she makes funny but often inspiring and empowering videos, such as this one. She and her friends want to end "girl on girl hate" by complimenting and empowering other women that we all admire. Watch to see how you can help continue their cause.
5) Warrior Women
These inspiring women's lives have made them leaders. After going through tough times themselves, they took it upon themselves to help others going through similar situations. Annette Ross, Karen Shayne, and Heidi Johnson all found a way to bring awareness to different topics. They help others feel supported and give them hope to continue on in life.
6) Graffiti Celebration
This video shares an idea on how different graffiti artists plan to celebrate International Women's Day this year. The video highlights the different people that will participate around the world. All the artists show amazing and inspiring talent in their works. Watch until the end to see more of their International Women's Day inspired works.
7) Threads for Teens
8) Women-Run Gourmet Catering Company
Evelyn Isaia and Hong Thaimeen made it their mission to help other women find success in the culinary arts. They put their minds together to make a difference and empower immigrant women from different parts of the world. Ratatouille and Co. gives women the skills they need to accomplish their dreams and have the opportunity to succeed. They are a great example of what International Women's Day is about.
After watching these videos, we challenge you to take some time and express your appreciation for the women in your lives. We hope that these women inspired you make a difference in your own way. Happy International Women's Day!