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THE FEMALE LEAD SOCIETY
IN SCHOOLS ACROSS THE GLOBE

"The common themes of: pursuing your passion, demonstrating intellectual curiosity, daring to be different, taking risks and asking for help all resonated with our holistic approach to education.

 

This book has not only highlighted current positive role models, it has also provided a platform for the sharing of these key messages to our girls, emphasising the traits, values and qualities we want them to emulate. The Female Lead has helped empower and motivate the girls to do this."

 

Ian Keary, Tiffin High School

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Meet Judy Murray the former Scottish #1 tennis player
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Meet Judy Murray the former Scottish #1 tennis player

Judy Murray is a former Scottish #1 tennis player with 64 National titles. In 1995 she became the first woman to pass the LTA’s Performance Coach Award and became Scotland's National Coach for the next 10 years. She created a National Development School programme, which produced 4 Davis Cup and 1 Federation Cup player, including her Grand Slam winning sons, Jamie and Andy. From 2011 to 2016 she was captain of Great Britain women’s tennis team in both the Federation Cup and the Olympics. She has established many grassroot initiatives aimed at making tennis more inclusive and has shared her experiences as a player, coach and mother in a memoir, Knowing the Score: My Family and Our Tennis Journey. In 2020, she interviewed 10 of Britain’s most successful sportswomen for the Sky Sports docuseries Driving Force to highlight the issues and challenges that still exist for women in sport. Judy's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2), We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today. Buy the book to read Judy's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy: https://bit.ly/3BI00ug or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy here: https://www.thefemalelead.com/product... The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone.
Megan Jayne Crabbe - the power of body positivity
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Megan Jayne Crabbe - the power of body positivity

Megan Jayne Crabbe is a bestselling author, digital creator and presenter with more than 1.3 million followers across her social channels. She built her online platform creating content around the topics of body positivity, eating disorder recovery, mental health and feminism. In 2017 she wrote her first book, Body Positive Power, a manifesto on all the reasons why we hate our bodies, and how to change that. Megan has delivered talks, panels and presentations to audiences of thousands, and been a featured speaker at events hosted by Spotify, Instagram, Stylist Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Body Shop and more. In 2019 she co-created and toured a sell-out live show called The Never Say Diet Club, filled with empowering talks, comedy musicals, over-the-top dance numbers and lots of costume changes. She's also worked with BBC, The Brits and Channel 4 as a presenter and podcast host. Megan's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2): We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today. Buy the book to read Megan's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy: https://bit.ly/3BI00ug or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy here: https://lnkd.in/dKuMEbP5 The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone. #thefemalelead #werisebyliftingothers
Sue Hannam - The first female headteacher of Lichfield Cathedral School
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Sue Hannam - The first female headteacher of Lichfield Cathedral School

Sue Hannam is the first female headteacher of Lichfield Cathedral School - an independent day school in Staffordshire established in 1942 but with a lineage that traces back to the 14th century. She completed a degree in English Language and Literature, studied in part at the University of Innsbruck, Austria; an MA in the Political Economy of the Media Industry, and a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) from Birmingham University. She went on to qualify as a solicitor, then returned to teaching. In 2009, she was recruited to establish a new sixth form at Lichfield Cathedral School where she was made head in 2015. In 2019 she 'travelled through time' as the Headteacher in the BBC History Series 'Back in Time For School' and can often be seen as an education commentator on television news channels. Sue's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2): We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today. Buy the book to read Sue's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy: https://bit.ly/3BI00ug or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy here: https://lnkd.in/dKuMEbP5 The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone. #thefemalelead #werisebyliftingothers
Meet the most powerful woman in the tech industry - Lady Nicola Mendelsohn CBE
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Meet the most powerful woman in the tech industry - Lady Nicola Mendelsohn CBE

Lady Nicola Mendelsohn CBE is Vice President of Facebook for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Daily Telegraph named her ‘most powerful woman in the tech industry’. Before Facebook, she worked for 20 years in advertising and in 2011 became the first female president of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. In 2016 Mendelsohn was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma. She founded the Follicular Lymphoma Foundation in November 2019, with the sole purpose of finding a cure for this incurable blood cancer. Nicola's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2), We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today. Buy the book to read Nicola's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy: https://bit.ly/3BI00ug or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy here: https://www.thefemalelead.com/product-page/the-female-lead-volume-2-we-rise-by-lifting-others The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone.

EMPOWERING MILLIONS OF GIRLS IN 18,000 SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK AND US