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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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