Fierce Female of the Week: Anne Hathaway

Nothing but respect for MY Princess of Genovia. Happy Fierce Female of the Week Wednesday! Today’s we’ll be talking all about Princess Mia herself – actress and activist Anne Hathaway. Anne has always been a favourite of mine but, in recent years, she has started standing up to the B.S. and being an amazing ally…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Wilma Mankiller

For our Fierce Female this week, we’re highlighting activist and powerhouse Wilma Pearl Mankiller; known in Cherokee as A-ji-luhsgi Asgaya-dihi. Wilma was the first ever Cherokee woman who became the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Tribe, a position she was elected into (a feat in itself!), and became a symbol for Cherokee women thanks to…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Keira Knightley

Infamous for her portrayal of historical women in period pieces, Keira Knightley has won the hearts of many for playing characters who are breaking free from the chains of propriety, societal femininity and timidness, and standing up to the patriarchal society in their own unique ways. That’s why she’s who we’re highlighting for this week’s…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Joan of Arc

In lieu of my recent trip to France, I want to feature a French Fierce Female that many of you have probably heard of! This week our Fierce Female is none other than Joan of Arc, also known as Jeanne d’Arc, and Saint Joan of Arc. Joan grew up in a relatively normal household during…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Chrissy Teigan

I’m going to go ahead and assume you know who Chrissy Teigan is. Model, author, wife to John Legend, Twitter-user-extraordinaire. Chrissy is one of my favourite people to follow on social media, and I always know that when her name comes up in media, it’s for good reason. She is hilarious and real and someone…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Mileva Maric

Who is Mileva Maric? A genius, innovator, and mathematician, who was the second female to ever graduate from the Mathematics and Physics program at Zurich’s Polytechnic school, that’s who! Mileva was born in 1875 of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now Serbia, and attended prestigious schools throughout her life, thanks to a wealthy upbringing and links to…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Estée Lalonde

For today’s Fierce Female, we’re going to be celebrating another Canadian blogger that we love. Estée Lalonde is a boss lady who is independent, real and raw, with an amazing ability to captivate her audience. Estée grew up just outside of Toronto in Waterloo Ontario, and moved to London England when she was just 19.…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Raden Adjeng Kartini

Another week, another Fierce Female to feature, and this week it’s someone who is known by many as Indonesia’s First Feminist, and a national heroine. It is none other than Raden Adjeng Kartini. Raden was born in 1879 in Java, now part of Indonesia, which was then part of the Dutch East Indies. Raden went…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Caitlin Crosby

It’s our favourite time of the week! Today’s Fierce Female is none other than actress, singer/songwriter, and founder of ‘The Giving Keys’, Caitlin Crosby. Caitlin is an incredible entrepreneur, entertainer, and generous soul. She has been entertaining since middle school, playing in church bands and acting in school plays. She went on to work as…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Nanyehi

Another week, another Fierce Female to feature! This week I wanted to feature Nanyehi (later known as Nancy Ward) who was a Cherokee woman from America. She was an activist, political leader, peacekeeper, and advocate for the rights and land-retention of the Cherokee people in America. In her late teens, Nanyehi was married to a…

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