Elsa Schiaparelli – A designer ahead of the times Elsa Schiaparelli is one of the greats of fashion history. This notable Italian designer was born

The pioneering computer scientist whose code put human beings on the moon   We all know what Neil Armstrong said when he stepped out onto

Hélène de Pourtalès Women have made history time and time again in every realm of the world’s innovations and happenings, lending themselves to the constant improvement of

Yaa Asantewaa

The Inspirational Warrior Queen Who Led An Army Against The British Born around 1840, Yaa Asantewaa’s bravery lit the spark for Ghana’s independence just over

Hannah Kudjoe

A crusader who never gave up Known as “Convention Hannah”, this pioneering activist played a leading role in Ghana’s struggle for independence, and worked to

Peggy Guggenheim

A courageous collector who defied convention An art world pioneer, Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) discovered some of the greatest artists of the 20th century, and built

Ama Ata Aidoo

The Trailblazing Writer Who Put Women Center Stage Ghanaian author Ama Ata Aidoo’s explorations of strong women have influenced a generation of African female writers.

Efua Sutherland

This Ghanaian Shero Stood For Art And Activism Efua Sutherland (1924-1996) was a Ghanaian writer and activist who not only became one of Africa’s most

Theodosia Okoh

An Artist And Athlete Who Designed Ghana’s National Flag Writer, painter, sportswoman and teacher, Theodosia Okoh (1922-2015) was a hugely influential figure in Ghana. The

Melody Millicent Danquah

The Pilot Who Set The Pace This inspirational shero was Ghana’s first female pilot, and the first female pilot in Sub-Saharan Africa. We pay tribute

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