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Black Lives Matter.  It’s an awakening. We need to do better, be better. Begin with yourself, reflect on the way you view racism. Then do the work; read, study, watch, learn and support the movement to stop racism. There are tons of resources available online - there’s no excuses. And once this stops trending, KEEP DOING THE WORK. It’s going to get uncomfortable but this needs to be done. We deserve a better future. 🖤  I am doing my part in educating myself and doing the work. I urge you to… Stop Racism, I Am Done, We Need, Girl Power, Awakening, Reflection, Study, Future, Watch

Black Lives Matter. It’s an awakening. We need to do better, be better. Begin with yourself, reflect on the way you view racism. Then do the work; read, study, watch, learn and support the movement to stop racism. There are tons of resources available online - there’s no excuses. And once this stops trending, KEEP DOING THE WORK. It’s going to get uncomfortable but this needs to be done. We deserve a better future. 🖤 I am doing my part in educating myself and doing the work. I urge you to…

SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR Powerful Women Series No.13  Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris, France, in 1908. When she was 21, De Beauvoir met Jean-Paul Sartre, forming a partnership and romance that would shape both of their lives and philosophical beliefs. De Beauvoir published countless works of fiction and nonfiction during her lengthy career—often with existentialist themes—including 1949’s The Second Sex, which is considered a pioneering work of the modern feminism movement. De Beauvoir also… Modern Feminism, Jean Paul Sartre, Fiction And Nonfiction, Lent, Powerful Women, Paris France, Girl Power, Two By Two, Career

SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR Powerful Women Series No.13 Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris, France, in 1908. When she was 21, De Beauvoir met Jean-Paul Sartre, forming a partnership and romance that would shape both of their lives and philosophical beliefs. De Beauvoir published countless works of fiction and nonfiction during her lengthy career—often with existentialist themes—including 1949’s The Second Sex, which is considered a pioneering work of the modern feminism movement. De Beauvoir also…

COCO CHANEL Powerful Women Series No.12  Coco Chanel, real name Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, was a French fashion designer who ruled over Parisian haute couture for almost six decades. Her elegantly casual designs inspired women of fashion to abandon the complicated, uncomfortable clothes—such as petticoats and corsets—that were prevalent in 19th-century dress. Among her now-classic innovations were the Chanel suit, the quilted purse, costume jewelry, and the “little black dress.” Faithful to… Quilted Purse, French Fashion Designers, Petticoats, Powerful Women, Coco Chanel, Corsets, Girl Power, Parisian, Costume Jewelry

COCO CHANEL Powerful Women Series No.12 Coco Chanel, real name Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, was a French fashion designer who ruled over Parisian haute couture for almost six decades. Her elegantly casual designs inspired women of fashion to abandon the complicated, uncomfortable clothes—such as petticoats and corsets—that were prevalent in 19th-century dress. Among her now-classic innovations were the Chanel suit, the quilted purse, costume jewelry, and the “little black dress.” Faithful to…

ROBYN RIHANNA FENTY Powerful Women Series No.11  Rihanna was a tiny child when she first walked in on her father smoking crack. The family struggled with poverty during her childhood in Barbados; her home life was marred by violent arguments and her father’s crippling drug and alcohol addictions. At school though, her teachers recorded that she was sure of herself, intelligent and “very observant of her environment”. By the time she was 10, Rihanna had become a carer to her two younger… Rihanna Fenty, Queen, Barbados, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Smoking, Environment, Childhood, Father

ROBYN RIHANNA FENTY Powerful Women Series No.11 Rihanna was a tiny child when she first walked in on her father smoking crack. The family struggled with poverty during her childhood in Barbados; her home life was marred by violent arguments and her father’s crippling drug and alcohol addictions. At school though, her teachers recorded that she was sure of herself, intelligent and “very observant of her environment”. By the time she was 10, Rihanna had become a carer to her two younger…

SHERYL SANDBERG Powerful Women Series No.10  As the COO at the helm of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg @sherylsandberg juggles the tasks of monetising the world’s largest social networking site while keeping its users happy and engaged.  Long before Sheryl Sandberg left Google to join Facebook as it’s Chief Operating Officer in 2008, she was a fan. Today she manages Facebook’s sales, marketing, business development, Human Resources, public policy and communications. It’s a massive job, but one… Join Facebook, Chief Operating Officer, Human Resources, Powerful Women, Social Networks, Girl Power, Public, Fan, Marketing

SHERYL SANDBERG Powerful Women Series No.10 As the COO at the helm of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg @sherylsandberg juggles the tasks of monetising the world’s largest social networking site while keeping its users happy and engaged. Long before Sheryl Sandberg left Google to join Facebook as it’s Chief Operating Officer in 2008, she was a fan. Today she manages Facebook’s sales, marketing, business development, Human Resources, public policy and communications. It’s a massive job, but one…

ROSA PARKS Powerful Women Series No.9  Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott, where she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger in the segregated bus in Montgomery.  The United States Congress has called her “the First Lady of civil rights” and “the mother of freedom movement”. Action speaks louder than words. A simple gesture can be more than enough to make an impact… Bus Boycott, United States Congress, Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Movement, Call Her, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Freedom

ROSA PARKS Powerful Women Series No.9 Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott, where she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger in the segregated bus in Montgomery. The United States Congress has called her “the First Lady of civil rights” and “the mother of freedom movement”. Action speaks louder than words. A simple gesture can be more than enough to make an impact…

OPRAH WINFREY Powerful Women Series No.8  Oprah Winfrey, the mother of talk show. I grew up watching Oprah on TV with my mum. We cried together, laughed together and learned together. Oprah Winfrey’s story is one of strength, courage and determination. “Oprah Winfrey moved to Chicago, Illinois, in January 1984 and took over as anchor on A.M. Chicago, a morning talk show that was consistently last in the ratings. She changed the emphasis of the show from traditional women’s issues to current… Moving To Chicago, S Stories, Chicago Illinois, Oprah Winfrey, Powerful Women, Determination, Girl Power, Growing Up, Anchor

OPRAH WINFREY Powerful Women Series No.8 Oprah Winfrey, the mother of talk show. I grew up watching Oprah on TV with my mum. We cried together, laughed together and learned together. Oprah Winfrey’s story is one of strength, courage and determination. “Oprah Winfrey moved to Chicago, Illinois, in January 1984 and took over as anchor on A.M. Chicago, a morning talk show that was consistently last in the ratings. She changed the emphasis of the show from traditional women’s issues to current…

Bare Hands Studio on Instagram: “MAYA ANGELOU Powerful Women Series No.7  Maya Angelou was a civil right activist, poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed…” Civil Rights Activists, Maya Angelou, Powerful Women, Poet, Civilization, Girl Power, Author, Hands, Photo And Video

Bare Hands Studio on Instagram: “MAYA ANGELOU Powerful Women Series No.7 Maya Angelou was a civil right activist, poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed…”

Bare Hands Studio on Instagram: “MAYA ANGELOU Powerful Women Series No.7 Maya Angelou was a civil right activist, poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed…”

AMELIA EARHART Powerful Women Series No.6  On December 28, 1920, pilot Frank Hawks gave Amelia a ride that would forever change her life. “By the time I had got two or three hundred feet off the ground, I knew I had to fly.” Although Earhart’s convictions were strong, challenging, prejudicial, and financial obstacles awaited her, but the former tomboy was no stranger to disapproval or doubt. Defying conventional feminine behavior, a young Earhart climbed trees, “belly slammed” her sled to… Amelia Earhart, Sled, Hawks, Powerful Women, Tomboy, Girl Power, Behavior, Pilot, December

AMELIA EARHART Powerful Women Series No.6 On December 28, 1920, pilot Frank Hawks gave Amelia a ride that would forever change her life. “By the time I had got two or three hundred feet off the ground, I knew I had to fly.” Although Earhart’s convictions were strong, challenging, prejudicial, and financial obstacles awaited her, but the former tomboy was no stranger to disapproval or doubt. Defying conventional feminine behavior, a young Earhart climbed trees, “belly slammed” her sled to…

KATHERINE JOHNSON  Powerful Women Series No.5  Katherine Johnson was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.  Watch the movie “Hidden Figures”, it is based on her and two other amazing women. They had to fight through racial injustice & gender imbalance, just to be heard. It’s an inspiring tale that needs to be told.  #KatherineJohnson #NASA #mathematician #genius… Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Nasa, Amazing Women, Gender, Success, Draw

KATHERINE JOHNSON Powerful Women Series No.5 Katherine Johnson was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights. Watch the movie “Hidden Figures”, it is based on her and two other amazing women. They had to fight through racial injustice & gender imbalance, just to be heard. It’s an inspiring tale that needs to be told. #KatherineJohnson #NASA #mathematician #genius…

JK ROWLING  Powerful Women Series No.4  One of my favourite authors. I grew up reading Harry Potter, the magic, the characters & the entire world. I’m reading them again.  Her books was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript! A year later she was finally given the green light (at a £1,500 advance) by an editor from Bloomsbury. The decision was very much influenced by the eight year old daughter of the editor, who was given the first chapter to review by… Thing 1, Bloomsbury, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Editor, Authors, Growing Up, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters

JK ROWLING Powerful Women Series No.4 One of my favourite authors. I grew up reading Harry Potter, the magic, the characters & the entire world. I’m reading them again. Her books was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript! A year later she was finally given the green light (at a £1,500 advance) by an editor from Bloomsbury. The decision was very much influenced by the eight year old daughter of the editor, who was given the first chapter to review by…

MICHELLE OBAMA Powerful Women Series No.3  Michelle Obama is a lawyer, a writer and another badass woman on our power list. She’s beautiful, down-to-earth, fashionable, graceful and loveable.  She is an excellent public speaker, advocates many worthy causes like education, healthy eating and women empowerment to name a few.  I’m currently in the process of reading “Becoming” and I’m loving it! You should all grab yourself a copy. ❤️ #MichelleObama #draw #drawing #art #artist… Badass Women, Michelle Obama, Drawing Art, Powerful Women, Lawyer, Women Empowerment, Girl Power, Writer, Healthy Eating

MICHELLE OBAMA Powerful Women Series No.3 Michelle Obama is a lawyer, a writer and another badass woman on our power list. She’s beautiful, down-to-earth, fashionable, graceful and loveable. She is an excellent public speaker, advocates many worthy causes like education, healthy eating and women empowerment to name a few. I’m currently in the process of reading “Becoming” and I’m loving it! You should all grab yourself a copy. ❤️ #MichelleObama #draw #drawing #art #artist…

MALALA YOUSAFZAI Powerful Women Series No.2  On the morning of October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban. Seated on a bus heading home from school, Malala was talking with her friends about schoolwork. Two members of the Taliban stopped the bus. A young bearded Talib asked for Malala by name, and fired three shots at her. One of the bullets entered and exited her head and lodged in her shoulder. Malala was seriously injured, but she survived. Why did she get shot… Malala Yousafzai, Get Shot, Bullets, 15 Years, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters, Shots

MALALA YOUSAFZAI Powerful Women Series No.2 On the morning of October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban. Seated on a bus heading home from school, Malala was talking with her friends about schoolwork. Two members of the Taliban stopped the bus. A young bearded Talib asked for Malala by name, and fired three shots at her. One of the bullets entered and exited her head and lodged in her shoulder. Malala was seriously injured, but she survived. Why did she get shot…

FRIDA KAHLO Powerful Women Series No.1  She was ahead of her time, a total badass - embracing herself to the fullest. She defied gender stereotypes; refusing to pluck away the monobrow & facial hair that were deemed unladylike by society. If only I had read about her in my teenage years, I would have rocked my unibrow and stache with pride.  She was open bisexual, she made no apologies or excuses for her bold sexual choices. Love has no boundaries.  Her art work was raw and honest. She… Gender Stereotypes, How To Apologize, Teenage Years, Facial Hair, Powerful Women, Girl Power, Art Work, Badass, Choices

FRIDA KAHLO Powerful Women Series No.1 She was ahead of her time, a total badass - embracing herself to the fullest. She defied gender stereotypes; refusing to pluck away the monobrow & facial hair that were deemed unladylike by society. If only I had read about her in my teenage years, I would have rocked my unibrow and stache with pride. She was open bisexual, she made no apologies or excuses for her bold sexual choices. Love has no boundaries. Her art work was raw and honest. She…

Happy Vaisakhi to all my brothers and sisters 💛  Yes, there are many of us including myself, unable to go to Gurdwara today. However, it is a wonderful reminder to us that Waheguru is also within us, always there protecting and guiding us. I love you all very much. Let’s continue spreading Love, Happiness and Positivity. ❤️ #vaisakhi #happyvaisakhi #drawing #draw #art #illustration #punjabi #sikh I Love You All, My Love, Puns, Girl Power, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters, Sisters, Happiness, Positivity

Happy Vaisakhi to all my brothers and sisters 💛 Yes, there are many of us including myself, unable to go to Gurdwara today. However, it is a wonderful reminder to us that Waheguru is also within us, always there protecting and guiding us. I love you all very much. Let’s continue spreading Love, Happiness and Positivity. ❤️ #vaisakhi #happyvaisakhi #drawing #draw #art #illustration #punjabi #sikh

Let’s help by staying home while the heroes eradicate this virus. I know it’s not easy being locked up at home, especially when the weekend is here. Trust me, I’m going nuts myself at times; everyone being emotional, scared and irritable. It’s a small sacrifice we got to make to get this over with.  May God bless us all throughout this process. ❤️ #corona #covid19 #covid #nurse #doctor #health #draw #drawing #art #artist #digitalart #illustration #portrait God Bless Us All, Drawing Art, Girl Power, Trust, Digital Art, Blessed, Let It Be, Times, Portrait

Let’s help by staying home while the heroes eradicate this virus. I know it’s not easy being locked up at home, especially when the weekend is here. Trust me, I’m going nuts myself at times; everyone being emotional, scared and irritable. It’s a small sacrifice we got to make to get this over with. May God bless us all throughout this process. ❤️ #corona #covid19 #covid #nurse #doctor #health #draw #drawing #art #artist #digitalart #illustration #portrait