x Eve Woman Wellness Readers Lounge Leisure and Travel My Man Bridal Health Relationships Parenting About Us Digital News Videos Opinions Cartoons Education E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise BULK SMS E-Learning Digger Classified The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
Login ×

Top 10 women who have inspired and brought change to the World

Achieving Woman By Mara Fernandez
  1. Mother Teresa

Awarded a well-deserved Nobel Prize in 1979, she dedicated her whole life to helping the poor and the less fortunate in the society.

  1. Marilyn Monroe

She broke the “dumb blonde” stereotyping in Hollywood. She showed the world how skin color shouldn’t be a deterrent to equal privilege, she also was a very influential in advocating for civil rights

  1. Cleopatra

She was famous for her beauty and her fighting skills against the Roman invaders. She did what she had to do to protect her people.

  1. Anne Frank

She is known for her writing skills. In her diary, she expressed her experience as a Jewish girl in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she died at the age of 15. The Diary was published after her death by her father and it has become one of the world's most read books

  1. Diana-Princess of Wales

She was a well-loved and referred to many as “people’s princess”. She devoted her whole life to charity work. She won a Nobel Peace Prize after her campaign to ban landmines.

  1. Michelle Obama

From being raised in a one bedroom apartment in Chicago, to excel in academics at Princeton and Harvard, to become first lady of USA. Currently, she does charity work like a campaign to fight childhood obesity.

  1. J.K Rowling

She was living in poverty, staying on state benefits in the UK, until she became a multi-millionaire after her first book for the Harry Potter series became a success in a matter of five years.

  1. Marie Curie (1867-1934)

"Madame Curie" was a Polish and French physicist and chemist. She was the first person to have received two Nobel Prizes and the first lady to be enshrined in France National Mausoleum, the Paris Pantheon, all based on her own merits.

  1. Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)

She served India as the Prime Minister for 15 years. She paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in 1984.

  1. Oprah Winfrey (1954)

She is a generous Philanthropist. She was raised up by a poor single mother in Mississippi. Currently she is worth $2.7 billion as a famous US talk show host and a media proprietor, becoming the richest female media personality.

Stay Ahead!

Access premium content only available
to our subscribers.

Support independent journalism
Log in
Support independent journalism
Create an account    Forgot Password
Create An Account
Support independent journalism
I have an account Log in
Reset Password
Support independent journalism
Log in