The BBC has revealed its list of the 100 most inspiring and influential women around the world in 2019, with Duchesses Kate and Meghan both failing to make the cut. The list features women from several fields, including climate change activist Greta Thunberg, British athletics star Dina Asher-Smith and US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. This year’s list was compiled with a focus on the question: ‘What would the future look like if it were driven by women?’ Explaining how the list was drawn up, the BBC said it was looking for women who had made headlines and influenced important stories over the past 12 months. However, the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex failed to make the cut, despite a year where they dominated the headlines. The BBC said it was looking for women who had made headlines and influenced important stories over the past 12 months, but both Kate and Meghan failed to make the cut Meghan Markle launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London and spoke about being a woman of colour in a stirring speech on a visit to Cape Town. Kate meanwhile appeared on Blue Peter as part of… Read full this story
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