Amazing Women in Beijing
Where have all the role models for girls and young women gone?
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a question that gets asked a lot, in all kinds of circles, from feminist ones to the family around the dinner table ones; where are the good role models for girls today? In the eyes of some, the female youth of the world have nothing other than Disney Princesses, Pop-Princesses, Super Models and (erm) Porn Stars to look up toÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
To them I say, look at a television, where the Olympics are onÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
There really are some pretty amazing women doing some pretty amazing stuff in Beijing. I mean, I love the Olympics, I love sports, and I love seeing women athletes from all over the world out there doing their thing, competing hard, giving it all theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve got, win or lose. There are some awesome women doing just that, right now! And I canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t help but think thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not only cool, but yeah, it could be mighty inspiring.
Take a look:
From top left to bottom right, we haveÃ¢â‚¬Â¦