82 Black, Brown and Minoritised Women to Celebrate

This International Women’s Day we give thanks and celebrate these 82 incredible Black, Brown and Minoritised Women who have pushed boundaries, achieved greatness and made our world brighter, better and richer. Why not take some time to find out more about these women and enrich your own knowledge of their contribution.

  1. Claudette Colvin
  2. Angela Davies
  3. Nanny of the Maroons
  4. Ashlee Marie Preston
  5. Caster Semenya
  6. Winifred Langton
  7. Malala Yousafzi
  8. Noor Murad
  9. Brooklyn Bell
  10. Esuanusiwa Jane Goldsmith
  11. Serena Guthrie
  12. Dame Elizabeth Anionwu
  13. Janett Walker
  14. Rosa Parks
  15. Viola Davis
  16. Munroe Bergdorf
  17. Henrietta Lacks
  18. Lorraine Pascal
  19. Matoaka
  20. Nadiya Hussain
  21. Solange
  22. Bernadine Anne Mobolaji Evaristo
  23. Sojourner Truth
  24. Marsha de Cordova
  25. Jameela Jamil
  26. Zoe Adjonyoh
  27. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  28. Sarah Saunders
  29. Zora Neale Hurston
  30. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  31. Nubya Garcia
  32. Regina King
  33. Beyonce
  34. Lolly Adefope
  35. Ching He Huang
  36. Lena Horne
  37. Nicola Adams
  38. Mary Prince
  39. Reni Eddo-Lodge
  40. Serena Williams
  41. Rachel Cargle
  42. Shereen Daniels
  43. Ilhan Omar
  44. Retta
  45. Winnie Poaty
  46. Claudia Jones
  47. Lola Olufemi
  48. Audre Lorde
  49. Andi Oliver
  50. Mae C. Jemison
  51. Buchi Emecheta
  52. Angelica Patterson
  53. Margaret Bushby
  54. Agnes Mwakatuma
  55. Cicely Tyson
  56. Viola Davis
  57. Michaela Coel
  58. Sisonke Msimang
  59. Michelle Obama
  60. Viola Desmond
  61. Bo Songvisava
  62. Mary-Anne Ochota
  63. Marsha P. Johnson
  64. Tracy Chapman
  65. Aleysha McGowan
  66. Lizzo
  67. Judy Ling-Wong
  68. Jorja Smith
  69. Lubaina Himid
  70. Ingrid Pollard
  71. Ma Rainey
  72. Queen Latifah
  73. Ava Duvernay
  74. Tarana Burke
  75. Amanda Gorman
  76. Jools Walker
  77. Billie Holiday
  78. Maggie Aderin-Pocock
  79. Dianne Abbott MP
  80. Maya Angelou
  81. Yaa Asentewaa
  82. Altheia Jones-LeCointe