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Marc and Janine Bushelle wanted to inspire their young daughter by teaching her about strong women in history. Marc, being a photographer, decided to take photos of Lily dressed up as famous and inspiring women from the past century.
Malala Yousafzai – Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
Shirley Chisholm – American politician, educator, and author. She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress.
Queen Latifah – One of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists.
Admiral Michelle Howard – Highest ranking Black woman in US military history.
Bessie Coleman – First African American woman to pilot a plane in the US and to hold an international pilot’s lisence.
We’re sure she’s destined to blaze her own path in life, it’s wonderful to see parents teaching some history to their kids though. And what a way to get her interested in it!