TV’s most inspiring women

We celebrate the women currently flying the flag for women via their powerful, funny and inspirational TV characters.

These women could easily pass for role models in the beauty industry, with their flawless nails and immaculate hair. Aside from being beautiful women, they portray characters that are pioneers in modern day feminism and deliver powerful messages that are an inspiration to many young girls and women across the globe. Let’s take a look at our favourites TV feminists.

Virginia Johnson

Working in a male dominated profession in the 1960s, Virginia battles everyday to be treated equally by her co-workers as she and her colleague attempt to explore and research human sexuality.

Daenerys Targaryen

The ‘Mother of Dragons’ is the star of the hugely successful show Game of Thrones. Fiery and compassionate, Daenerys beats the odds and proves all her doubters wrong as she overtakes kingdoms, inspires her people and edges closer to the throne.

Samantha Jones

Proud, confident and brash, Samantha Jones was the most popular character on the iconic show Sex and the City, as she refused to let society dictate to her what is expected of woman living in New York.

Peggy Olsen

During the 1950’s and 1960’s Peggy Olsen aspired to be a career-woman before the term existed. Fighting her way through the misogynistic advertising world, Peggy rose to the top and became the leader in her office.

Olivia Pope

Olivia Pope is one of the most powerful women in the world and harbours a cross relationship with the President of the United States. However what truly makes her powerful is her ability to handle high pressure situations with her straight talking and no-nonsense attitude. She is the best at her job and not afraid to say it.

Lisa Simpson

Although Lisa is 8 years old, she is wise beyond her years. When Lisa isn’t playing the saxophone, she’s spends her days reading, writing and educating her friends and family about feminism.

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