#Empowered ~ Dame Millicent Fawcett

#Empowered ~ Dame Millicent Fawcett

After an online petition with over 84,000 signatures in support, Dame Millicent Fawcett is to be the first female honoured with a statue in London's Parliament Square. Alongside the likes of Nelson Mandela and Sir Winston Churchill; she is to be commemorated for her tireless work as a suffragist and contributions to the fight for women's rights. 

Especially campaigning for women's opportunities in higher education, Dame Fawcett co-founded the female only Newnham College at Cambridge University, which has produced alumni such as Academy Award winning actress Emma Thompson and MP Diane Abbott. After her death in 1929 these contributions were honoured with the construction of the Millicent Fawcett Hall in Westminster, a safe space for women to discuss and debate issues that affected them. 

In 1890 she helped establish the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies which she held until 1919 just after the Representation of of People's Act 1918, which allowed women over the age of 30 to vote. Dame Fawcett's statue is scheduled to be erected in February on the 100 year anniversary of the Act.

Not only is it great to finally see the first female statue in Parliament Square but the sculptor behind it, Gillian Wearing, will be the first female artist to create a piece for Parliament Square. 

"Courage calls to courage everywhere"



Female Empowerment [news]

Linden Staub x Paula Knorr AW18 #Exclusive #LFW [stories]

Ellie by Lucas Suchorab [stories]

"Beauty and the Ugly Truth" - Boston Globe [news]

Linden Staub x Evening Standard - #MeToo [news]

Georgia by Jakub Koziel [stories]

Jessica for Victoria Beckham AW18 #Exclusive #NYFW [stories]

Dasha for Michael Kors AW18 #NYFW [stories]

Dasha for Zimmermann AW18 #NYFW [stories]

Dasha for Oscar De La Renta AW18 #NYFW [stories]

Milou by Jack Eames [stories]

Maxim for Design Scene [stories]

Erin by Josephine Roloff [stories]

Lotje by Oliver Beckmann [stories]

Linden Staub x Mint Velvet SS18 Lookbook [stories]

Vanessa by Josephine Roloff [stories]

Lotje by Michal Rzepecki [stories]

Astin for L'Officiel Turkey [stories]

Charlotte for MAC [stories]

Lotje for Luisa Via Roma [stories]

Galina for MOD magazine [stories]

Gemma for GLAMOUR Germany [stories]

Maxim for Wonderland Magazine [news]

Tsiu Kim and Ella for Flair Magazine [stories]

Chiara for ELLE Sposa [stories]

Maxim for Interview Magazine [stories]

Milo by Henry Knocks [stories]

Ella by Luke Hodges [stories]

Francesca for L'Officiel Italia [stories]

Emilia by Jakub Koziel [stories]

Linden Staub
3rd Floor 29 Charlotte Rd
EC2A 3PF London
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 3871 0902



Linden Staub — 100% Mother Agency

This website is designed to be compatible with modern web browsers. It looks like your browser is not compatible with our full website. You can find a list of compatible browsers here