Despite the popular phrase, “money makes the world go ‘round” – we’d like to attest and state that it is in fact, women who make the world go round. And, while you can survive without copious amounts of cash, it’s impossible to replace the love and guidance of the women that have shaped us. Women hold a tremendous capacity for love, so it’s only right that we celebrate women this March. So, go ahead and give her her flowers!
In honor of International Women’s Day and Mothering Sunday, we are commemorating the immeasurable impact that women make on society. From artists, and CEOs, to mothers, change-makers and entrepreneurs. This time of year gives us the opportunity to celebrate women for all that they are.
Honoring Women this Month: How to Celebrate Women in 2023
It’s time to take a deep dive into the 7 remarkable women doing amazing things in the world today. But, before we do, let’s discuss why March is a great month for celebrating the special ladies in our lives!
This month is a special time for women, with Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8. This is an opportunity to honor the global social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women throughout history. And, we can’t forget about Mothering Sunday, on March 19. This is a day to celebrate the women that have played a maternal role in our lives. Whether it’s a mother, grandmother or aunt. This month marks a call to uphold and recognize the challenges that women face. Along with a greater focus on women’s rights and gender equality.
7 Remarkable Women Who have Impacted the World
We are celebrating the superheroes, and up-and-comers working to make the world a better place. These powerhouse women are shifting the paradigm and changing our world for the better. That’s why we’re sharing the stories of 7 fantastic women doing amazing things in the world today!
Malala Yousafzai is one of the most incredible women in the world. As a survivor of an assassination attempt at the age of fifteen for her advocacy for children and women’s rights, along with being named the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate at seventeen years old. She has also been a motivational speaker and activist for women in great times of adversity. Therefore, this woman has defied the odds and continues to call for equal education for women all over the world.
Introducing a true force of nature, the award-winning conservation activist, and the world’s first ever chimpanzee expert – Dr.Jane Goodall. She is widely renowned for her anthropology work, as well as her conservation and environmental studies which have earned her a long string of awards. Jane Goodall has received the UN Messenger in Peace award, along with a Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science.
She needs no introduction, Miss Oprah Winfrey, also known as America’s sweetheart. Through her life’s work she has become the biggest name in TV entertainment. A children’s rights activist, campaigner and television host, she effectively became the youngest female billionaire in history. Today she is a well-respected philanthropist, author, and arguably one of the most inspirational women of the 21st century.
A professional tennis player that is considered to be among the greatest players of all time, Serena Williams holds an extensive collection of esteemed trophies and awards in the world of professional sports. Not only has she been ranked No.1 in the international World Tennis Association for 319 weeks, she has also held the record for No.1 tennis player in the world five times.
Greta is a Swedish environmental activist well-known for her famous speeches challenging world leaders to take immediate action towards climate change mitigation. Thunberg’s activism started at the age of 15 when she began protesting outside the Swedish Parliament. Since then she has received numerous honors and awards, including a feature in Time’s 100 Most Influential People. She is recognized for her popular phrase, “You are never too small to make a difference.”
Olympic Athlete swimmer and Refugee of the Syrian Civil War, Yusra Mardini is a powerful force for refugees around the globe. A true example of resilience and determination, Yusra Mardini has become a voice for the forcibly displaced people. In 2017 she became the youngest Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Agency. Five years later, her inspiring story of strength and resilience was transformed into a touching film called, “The Swimmers” which is now featured in the Netflix library.
The Best Ways to Celebrate Women in March
March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and honor the incredible achievements of women throughout history. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate the women in our lives who inspire us everyday. Whether it’s a sister, friend, colleague, or family member, taking the time to acknowledge and appreciate the women around us is important.
One of our favorite ways to celebrate women during the month of March is to support women-owned businesses. From boutiques, to vendors, there are plenty of amazing female entrepreneurs who deserve our support. Donating to organizations and charities that empower and support women’s education, healthcare and safety is an important way to show solidarity.
Another great way to celebrate women in March is to educate yourself on women’s history. There are countless books, articles and documentaries that explore the contributions and challenges of women throughout history. Learning about the experiences of individuals who have paved the way for our future generations is an inspiring and empowering way to spend your time.
And lastly, it’s as simple as taking the time to say thank you to the women in your life that have contributed and supported you all along. Whether it’s a bouquet of Thank You Flowers, or a kind gesture, an expression of your gratitude is a meaningful way to celebrate women this month and beyond.
Now that you’ve learned about the ways to celebrate women – What’s Next?
– Surprise her with a gorgeous bouquet of flowers.
– Discover more on our blog page.
– Browse through our catalog and find her a gift for Mothering Sunday.
Born and raised in her beloved mother city Cape Town, Amy-Paige Cox is a writer, poet and plant mom. A hopeless romantic at heart, she loves exploring different parts of the world, all the while documenting her ever-changing perspectives with pen and paper. Although tempted by numerous interests, her life-long goal is to be a globe-trotting children’s book author.