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8 Empowering Quotes from Women We Admire

In honor of International Women’s Day, the ladies of Team Givelify are celebrating by reflecting on powerful words of wisdom spoken and written by our female heroes.

Continue reading to see which incredible women we admire, and what inspirational messages they have to share!

Kelli Jones | Director of People, Culture, and Brand

Kelli chose these wise words from former First Lady Michelle Obama:

Amanda Slodysko | Compliance Specialist

Amanda took to heart this advice from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Vanessa Philogene | Director of Digital Marketing

Vanessa looks up to Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and founder of

Saylee Pradhan | Mobile Software Engineer

Saylee picked this encouraging quote from award-winning novelist and philanthropist J.K. Rowling:

Renee Pellum | Senior QA Engineer

Renee selected this passage from activist, academic, and author Angela Y. Davis:

Nichole Gosman | Customer Support Specialist

Nichole’s inspiration came from talk show host and cultural icon Ellen Degeneres, who has given us all this great piece of advice:

Meghana Bailey | Director of Product

J.K. Rowling is very popular with our female staff, and her words were also chosen by Meghana:

Allison Weaver | Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Lastly, Allison chose to highlight the words of the beloved Mother Teresa:

When you think of women you admire who have impacted the way you view yourself and the world around you, who makes the list? Share your choices in the comments below!

About the Author

Allison has a passion for charitable giving and believes that small acts of kindness can make the world a better place. She uses her web content and social media expertise to guide churches and nonprofits through the mobile fundraising process.

Allison Weaver