200 Women: Who Will Change the Way You See the World


200 women from around the world were asked the same six questions and their answers are as different as the women themselves. Featuring gorgeous photographs of each woman, this compelling volume reveals their diverse stories whether they are known or unknown, celebrated or marginalised, rich or poor, black or white, leaders, victims or heroes.

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200 incredible women. 126 hours of interviews. 16,000 photographs. 5 questions.
A snapshot of female life around the globe: This collection of interviews with 200 women from a variety of backgrounds takes you on a journey that’s heartbreaking and uplifting. Each woman shares her unique reply to the same five questions: What really matters to you?, What brings you happiness?, What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?, What would you change if you could?, and Which single word do you most identify with? The variety of answers offers gifts of empowerment and strength – inviting us to bring positive change at a time when so many are fighting for basic freedom and equality.
Interviewees include:
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

    Jane Goodall, conservation and animal welfare activist
    Margaret Atwood, author and winner of The Booker Prize
    Roxane Gay, author and feminist
    Renée Montagne, former host of NPR’s Morning Edition
    Alicia Garza, activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter
    Alfre Woodard, award-winning actor and activist
    Marian Wright Edelman, head of the Children’s Defense Fund
    Lydia Ko, professional golfer and Olympian
    Dolores Huerta, labor activist, community organizer, and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association
    Alice Waters, chef, author, and food rights advocate

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author and Macarthur Foundation fellow
Each interview is accompanied by a photographic portrait, resulting in a volume that is compelling in word and image-and global in its scope and resonance. This landmark book is published to coincide with an interactive website, building on this remarkable, ever-evolving project.

200 Women reminds us that there are no ordinary women.
    Makes a wonderful birthday, graduation, or going away gift for every woman to encourage personal growth.
    Great coffee table book to spark conversations about powerful and inspirational women around the globe.

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Weight 2.212 kg
Dimensions 30.5 × 23.9 × 3.6 cm









305.40922 (edition:23)


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