With more organisations such as 3M accelerating women in leadership, there’s no better time to empower and support women in advancing their careers. In celebration of such progression in diversity and leadership, include these quotes in your email to your staff for International Women’s Day that’s happening on 8 March this year.
A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.
– Melinda Gates
I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.
- Audre Lorde
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
- Sheryl Sandberg
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.
- Kofi Ann
Don’t just stand for the success of other women – insist on it.
- Gail Blanke
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
- Roseanne Barr
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