International Women's Day 2024: 26 of Liverpool's most influential and inspirational women

These amazing women are achieving brilliance and inspiring the next generation of girls in Liverpool and Merseyside.

Today is International Women’s Day, an annual celebration dedicated to showcasing the achievements of women and girls across the globe, and fighting for a gender equal society

Aiming to create a world where all women are empowered, valued, and included, International Women's Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s and continues to be an incredibly important date on the calendar.

Merseyside is home to a number of fantastic women and girls, who are breaking gender stereotypes and achieving remarkable things, from founding successful businesses, creating incredible charities or becoming leading voices in politics.

In honour of International Women’s Day, we have created a list of some of Liverpool and Merseyside's most inspirational and influential women, showing girls across the region that anything is possible.

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