Celebrate women making a difference through the years, from pioneers of the social sciences and activists to entrepreneurs and inspirational teachers. Follow our weekly series and get involved using #LSEWomen.
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LSE and women’s history
LSE has a female co-founder, Beatrice Webb, and from its inception in 1895 admitted both female and male students. As well as a history of strong female students and staff, LSE has extensive archives and special collections on women's history, including the suffrage campaign for votes for women.
The University of London
LSE is a member institution of the University of London, which is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its first female students in 2018. The University of London’s Leading Women 1868–2018 gallery features 150 notable female figures, including Beatrice Webb and 22 other #LSEWomen.