• The Female Lead

    The Female Lead is a campaign to showcase inspirational female role models across the world. “You can’t be what you can’t see. Role models allow young people to believe in their own power”. Edwina Dunn (Founder, The Female Lead)

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  • The Female Lead

    “I want the whole world to respect women’s football after this, and I hope it inspires more girls and women to play and to know they will be respected and treated as an equal.” Lucy Bronze, FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

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  • The Female Lead

    "Role models in every walk of life can encourage women to believe in their own abilities and have the self-confidence to succeed” Edwina Dunn, Founder of The Female Lead

  • The Female Lead

    Female role models increase women’s willingness to compete, reduces gender stereotypes and lead to higher self-confidence (Meier, Niessen-Ruenzi & Ruenzi, 2018).

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  • The Female Lead

    81% of women believe that having a role model helps raise aspirations, but 55% say they aren’t enough role models to choose from (Chartered Management Institute).

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  • The Female Lead

    Girls are much more likely to consider a career in STEM if they have a role model who inspires them (Microsoft, 2018).

  • The Female Lead

    Only 24% of all National Parliamentarians were women as of November 2018 (UN Women).

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  • The Female Lead

    Only 29% of FTSE 100 board positions are held by women (Hampton-Alexander Review, 2018)

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