10 favorite quotes for International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! What better way to celebrate our favorite holiday than sharing the voices and photos of women we are lucky to know, admire, and support. Now more than ever as we face new challenges and threats, women are resisting rollbacks and raising their voices to get loud for human rights. This year, we’re marking International Women’s Day with the release of Global Fund for Women’s President and CEO, Musimbi Kanyoro’s new TED Talk, which shares her inspiring philosophy of isirika, or equal generosity, as a way to make a greater difference for and with the world’s women and girls. Check it out and join us in embracing isirika, today and every day!

If you don't have a dream you are aimless. What will you do with your 86,000 seconds a day.


Risks are important because if you don't risk, you can't start. You have to be brave.

It's not the physical appearance of the person, but the kind of human that person is, that will make a difference in life.

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Without justice, there canbe no love

If men have got a right, I have got the same right. They cannot put me down because everything they can do, I can do. All women--we are fierce.

I'm a woman. Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me.

My goal is that, whatever the woman, whether she is Muslim of from a different cast, she is respected. All women are the same.

I fight for the dignity of all people, specifically women, whose rights are trampled upon.

We need to come together--artists, activists, feminists--we all need to be together and cooperate together no matter how hard it is. Every day we have to fight for solidarity.

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