In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, I illustrated five well known women, for luxury jewellery company 77 Diamonds; that provide high profile thought and inspiration to the world through both their professional and philanthropic work. Paired with 77 Diamonds jewellery to suit their style and character.
Former Harry Potter actress and Burberry model, Emma was appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador last year and helped launch the UN Women campaign “HeForShe” which calls for men to advocate gender equality. The Ms. Foundation for Women named her Feminist Celebrity of 2014.
Lebanese born Amal is a high profile lawyer that specialises in international criminal law, human rights and extradition. Her work has seen her involved with the repatriation of the Elgin Marbles as well as the recognition of the Armenian Genocide
As future Queen of England, Kate is patron of many charities across the UK. However her chosen charities are aimed at bettering the lives of women and children. From children’s hospices to women in hedge funds she strives for equal opportunities and chances for all.
The philanthropic work of Harry Potter author has led to her appearance on “Most Influential Woman” lists across the globe. She is an advocate for single parent families and set up a charity to combat poverty and social inequality. JK has donated a considerable amount of her wealth to charities for multiple sclerosis from which her mother died.
The former Spice Girl turned fashion designer has taken to using her name and influence for the greater good after recently being named an international goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Aids campaign. Additionally, her fashion label actively supports animal rights organisation Peta.