Follow our weekly series profiling inspiring women associated with LSE, which launched on International Women’s Day, 8 March. Get involved using #LSEwomen.
Meet our Leading Women
LSE and women’s history
LSE was founded in 1895 and joined the University of London in 1900. LSE has a female co-founder and from its inception admitted women alongside men as students. As well a history of strong female students and staff, LSE has extensive archives and special collections on women's history. LSE Library is marking the centenary of partial suffrage in 2018, all based on the rich material in The Women’s Library.
The University of London
The University of London’s Leading Women 1868–2018 gallery features 150 notable female University of London figures. As a member institute of the University of London, this includes inspiring women from LSE.