The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. This year 100 Women is asking: What would the future look like if it were driven by women?From the architect planning to rebuild her destroyed city in Syria, to Nasa's project manager of the Mars helicopter, many on the list are at the cutting edge of their fields. They give us their vision of what life will look like in 2030. Others, such as the "ghost" politician defying the mafia, and the footballer battling misogyny, are using their extraordinary personal experiences to blaze a path for those who follow. The BBC's 100 women of 2019 You can filter the list using the categories below Precious Adams US Ballet dancer preciousagram Precious Adams spent so much time dancing round the living room at the age of eight, that her mum signed her up for dance lessons. By the age of 16, she had won places at three of the world's most prestigious ballet schools, including the … [Read more...] about BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?
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Louise O'Dwyer, 45, from Wigan, Greater Manchester, (pictured) had given lectures across the world and was also a highly respected author and trainer in her field - but she honoured so many work commitments she was barely to cope with her workload An internationally renowned veterinary nurse accidentally killed herself when she fell asleep in the bath after taking a lethal cocktail of drink and prescription tablets. Louise O'Dwyer, 45, had given lectures across the world and was also a highly respected author and trainer in her field - but she honoured so many work commitments she was barely to cope with her workload and was suffering from a severe bout of 'burnout.' After having a panic attack whilst addressing a conference, Ms O'Dwyer who was also studying for a Masters degree consulted a mental health nurse who helps shell-shocked military veterans and was referred for counselling. However, the vet who saw herself as a 'perfectionist' felt she had to 'perform her best all the … [Read more...] about ‘Inspirational’ veterinary nurse, 45, accidentally killed herself with a lethal cocktail of drink and prescription pills while suffering from a severe bout of ‘burnout’, inquest hears
The gay husband of a Democratic presidential candidate, a born-again Christian pastor and a GOP-voting Army veteran: it doesn't take much to spot the odd brother out. Few were surprised, therefore, when Pete Buttigieg's spouse Chasten Glezman claimed he was disowned by his conservative older brothers and forced to flee his home after coming out at 18. But while the poignant backstory resonated with liberal voters and helped the South Bend, Indiana, mayor stand out among the crowded democratic 2020 field, it's now being denounced as a lie by Chasten's siblings. 'He was never shunned. He was never homeless. He had a home,' Dustin Glezman, 32, told DailyMailTV. 'When I read all this stuff, it's like I'm reading about someone else's family. I don’t recognize any of it.’ Dustin supplied DailyMailTV with an exclusive photo of himself, Chasten and eldest brother Rhyan, taken in 2010, about two years after Chasten supposedly alienated his family by revealing he was gay. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: ‘He was never shunned. He was never homeless.’ Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law says 2020 candidate’s husband is loved by his family and calls claims of a rift a ‘sob story’
Tulsi Gabbard defended herself Tuesday during the 2020 Democratic debate against claims she is a 'Russian asset.' The Hawaii Congresswoman and Iraq combat veteran was a forceful presence when the conversation on stage turned to foreign policy, specifically the situation in northern Syria following Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. forces there. 'First of all, we've got to understand the reality of the situation there, which is that the slaughter of the Kurds being done by Turkey is yet another negative consequence of the regime change war we've been waging in Syria,' Gabbard said. 'Donald Trump has the blood of the Kurds on his hand, but so do many of the politicians in our country from both parties who have supported this ongoing regime change war in Syria that started in 2011,' she continued, before blasting members of the 'mainstream media' who she said have been 'cheerleading this regime change war.' Gabbard traveled to Syria in January 2017 and met its dictator Bashar al-Assad. No … [Read more...] about I’m not a Russian asset! Tulsi Gabbard makes bizarre boast during 2020 debate as she accuses U.S. of trying to fight ‘regime change wars’ in the Middle East