Strong, Capable, Wise, Compassionate, Holistic
” I like strong, independent women; those who, through their strength
never cease to be feminine and never use their beauty as an instrument”
– Mario Testino
Malalai Joya earned her reputation as the “bravest woman in Afghanistan” when she, as an elected delegate to the Loya Jirga (an assembly to debate the proposed Afghan constitution), stood up and publicly criticised the room full of male politicians for allowing fundamentalist warlords too much power. Later, a mob gathered where she was staying, threatening to rape and murder her.
Dr. Maha A. Almuneef, M.D., Founder and Executive Director, National Family Safety Program. An advisor to the Shura Council in Saudi Arabia and a physician, she is a dedicated public advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, shepherding new laws and policies through the Saudi system.
Somali-born Safia Abdi Haase is the first immigrant woman to receive Norway’s prestigious order of St. Olav for her work with women and children. She said her campaigning was based on her experiences of domestic abuse, female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage, domestic violence and sex trafficking.
Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. She dedicated the remainder of her life to helping impoverished children in the poorest nations.
Creativity, Imagination, Love, Intuition, Faith, Healing, Empathy, Emotions, Sensuality, Holistic Thinking, Spatial Perception, Strong, Capable, Independent, Beautiful, Passionate, Present Possibilities, Impetuous, Appreciates, Philosophy, ‘Big Picture’ Orientated, Nurturing, Compassionate, Giving, Courageous, Powerful, Wise, Spiritual, Infinite.