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With the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics starting soon the focus has been on the athletes and the events. At an important time for company's to promote their involvement, Nike is taking this opportunity to support gender equality in the way that female athletes are portrayed. The company has released a video called "Da Da Ding". The video is trying to show that in a country, such as India, where sports and athletes are admired, but because of its conservative culture women...
Many female billionaires that pop up on Forbes list inherited their fortunes, but despite the wage gap that still persists between men and women, a few hard-driving ladies still managed to earn their own billions. Here's a look at some self-made female billionaires and what characteristics led them to the top.   View As Article Oprah Winfrey After graduating from Tennessee State University, Winfrey started her broadcasting career in Nashville, then relocated to Baltimore and eventually settled in Chicago where...
Women who changed the world A list of famous influential women. Including women’s rights activists, female poets, musicians, politicians, humanitarians and scientists. Sappho (c 570 BC) One of the first published female writers. Much of her poetry has been lost but her immense reputation has remained. Plato referred to Sappho as one of the great 10 poets. Cleopatra (69 – 30 BC) The last Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt. Cleopatra sought to defend Egypt from the expanding Roman Empire. In doing...