International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year around the world. The day holds great importance as it is a focal point in the movement for women's rights. The special day is commemorated with a wide range of events. The theme for International Women's Day 2021 is “Choose To Challenge”. The day, sponsored by the United Nations since 1975, celebrates women's achievements and aims to further their rights. The day was trending as #ChooseToChallenge and #IWD2021 on Twitter. The day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.
On the special occasion of International Women's Day 2021, take a look at 5 Motivational Quotes by Women Entrepreneurs across the world.
- “When you look at successful women, they have other women who have supported them, and they’ve gotten to where they are because of those women”- Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook CEO, Author
- “The challenge of a leader is looking around the corner..and making the change before it’s too late to make the change”- Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo
- “Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success”- Martha Stewart, American retail businesswoman, writer,
- “I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing”, Kiran Majumdar Shaw, founder of Biocon Ltd
- “On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.” - Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Hostess, Producer, Philanthropist
“A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge”, the IWD said on its website.