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I believe that through this campaign, we have an unprecedented opportunity to promote equality throughout our society and beyond.
Minouche Shafik, LSE Director
Herabai and Mithan Tata
This mother and daughter duo of suffrage campaigners from India arrived at LSE in 1919. Mithan Tata became India's first female Professor of Law.
Janet Coleman is an Emeritus Professor of Ancient and Medieval Political Thought in the Department of Government at LSE.
Alumna Bronwyn Curtis is a global economist, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board for JP Morgan Asian Investment Trust and until recently an LSE governor.
Meet LSE alumna and Deputy Director for Strategy and EU Exit at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Activist Eslanda studied at LSE in the 1930s and is remembered as a unique black woman of her time.
LSE alumna Marianna Fotaki has worked as a medical doctor, as a manager at international humanitarian organisations, and as a government advisor. She now runs a pro bono online think tank and is Professor of Business Ethics at Warwick Business School.
2018 Research Competition winners: Victoria Adewole, Farhia Abukar, Nihan Albayrak, Ganga Shreedhar and Aurelia Streit
Five of the winners of the 2018 LSE Festival research competition share their LSE stories.
"[A] central motivation of my research has been to position myself with those in the Global South who normally don’t get heard in feminism and development." Meet Professor of Gender and Development Naila Kabeer.
Lucy Mair joined LSE in the late 1920s and became a renowned anthropologist.
LSE alumna Chrisann Jarrett is the founder of Let Us Learn, an initiative to help young migrants access higher education.
Susan Strange was a leader in the field of International Relations and founded the British International Studies Association.
In 1968 renowned historian Ragnhild Hatton was appointed Professor of International History – the first time the School had a second Chair in History.
Meet our Professor Emerita in Feminist Political Economy and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Founding department manager of the Gender Institute, Hazel says "A lot of my favourite people in life I met at LSE!"
"I would be in favour of the most exhaustive and daring range of subjects." Did you know that the Shaw Library is anmed after Charlotte Shaw and not her famous husband George Bernard Shaw? Meet LSE's first benefactor.
Retiring governance officer Jane Pugh has worked at the School since the 1970s and has an impressive track record of meeting members of the royal family through LSE.
“Do your best in all circumstances, and whatever challenges you face, always aim to leave things better than you found them.” Meet LSE lay governor Tina Fahm.
Assistant Professor Katharine Millar researches and teaches on the relationship between gender, violence and political community.
“It was a very exciting time to be studying the Soviet Union.” Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow Margot Light was the leading voice in the 1980s and 1990s.
Meet the Founder and Executive Director at Educate Girls – a non-profit organisation that aims to bridge the gender gap in education in India.
Professor of Anthropology Deborah James on being an anthropologist at LSE and her research in South Africa.
Jac sm Kee
Co-founder of Take Back the Tech! LSE alumna Jac sm Kee discusses feminist activism in the digital age.
“Working with students is absolutely the best part of the job.” Meet our LSE100 Director.
“I have a very tangible link to earlier generations of LSE women in the shape of Beatrice Webb’s desk, which sits in my office.” Anne Phillips is a political theorist and Fellow of the British Academy.
Jie (Cherry) Yu
Interested in UK-China-Brexit relations? Our leading voice is Jie (Cherry) Yu of LSE IDEAS.
“I write as an activist and the critical point for me is: What now? How do we go forward?” Meet visiting senior fellow Helen Pankhurst.
Sociology alumna Rabia Nasimi discusses her work supporting refugees and asylum seekers, and her own experience of being a child refugee.
When Anne Bohm joined wartime LSE in Cambridge, she was beginning a 30 year career spent largely at the helm of the Graduate School, where she was known and loved by many students.
LSE Power is the staff network for women in professional services at LSE. Four members of the steering committee: Liz Griffith, Stephanie Cloots, Sarah Flew and Adelaide Lee-Warner, share their stories.
Professor of Development Geography Sylvia was nominated by an alumnus to appear in #LSEwomen.
LSE LLM alumna Audrey Eu was founding leader of Hong Kong’s Civic Party.
Meet Masana Ndinga-Kanga, Programme Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in South Africa and part of the first cohort of Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity at LSE.
As a response to the First World War, this medieval historian’s research in the 1920s and 1930s took a global yet social approach.
Read about Helen’s journey to become Head of Communications, United Nations Development Programme in Sierra Leone via the Programme for African Leadership at LSE.
If you trained as a social worker at LSE in the 1950s, your education was pioneered by Eileen Younghusband.
Human rights lawyer Gay McDougall was part of the electoral commission for South Africa's first democratic elections.
Mary Danvers Stocks
This LSE alumna and life-long activist was one of 24 women teaching at LSE in 1918, when the first women got the vote.
Did you know that Dominica’s first female prime minister studied at LSE in the 1940s?
Meet Beatrice Webb, LSE co-founder and pioneering social reformer.
Read a biography about the LSE Director and alumna, and why she is part of this campaign.
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