Where are all the great things she has said? Less than 15% of all the quotes in the universe of quotations are from women. Quotabelle is working to fix this supply problem. Beautifully Said, which brings together the words of famous and accomplished women from both history and today, is an inspiring gift for any girl or woman. Each quote is paired with a carefully-researched profile that will teach you about the brilliant and memorable women behind these provocative words.
The collection is divided into twenty-one “She Themes”, including believes, builds, designs, discovers, heals, invents, laughs, leads and teaches; and includes over 110 sourced quotations from women and girls, among them humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt, actor Emma Watson, computer pioneer Grace Hopper, investor Mellody Hobson, comedian Amy Poehler, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, mountaineer Alison Levine, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, marine biologist Sylvia Earle, and writer Isabel Allende
Looking for a quote by a woman to inspire your daughter, sister, mother, or friend? This collection is a timely gift that speaks to our contemporary moment.
About the Author
Quotabelle designs smart, distinctive products that introduce female role models to the world. from family rooms to classrooms, offices to boardrooms, studios to sports fields, in print and online. The company is solving a quote supply problem uncovered through research--that less than 15% of the millions of quotes shared every day are by women and girls. Most are unsourced, many are misattributed. Very often quotes shared were written or said by the same visible few.
Working with female writers, researchers, designers and craftspeople, Quotabelle is adding missing voices back into history and ensuring remarkable women and girls aren’t overlooked going forward.
Pauline Weger scouts creative ways to share great ideas & true stories. She particularly loves pairing inspiring words with beautiful fonts, hand lettering, stylish design and brilliant washes of color.
Pauline grew up in a small coastal town north of Boston. She and her husband now live in Northern Virginia. Mom to two daughters, she stepped away from the corporate world to become a social entrepreneur who spends her days making sure more female role models emerge.
Alicia Williamson, PhD is a wayfaring academic who loves to use her keyboard for good. She has researched and taught Literature, Writing, and Women’s Studies. Her work within and beyond the university is dedicated to amplifying underrepresented voices and stories.
Originally from the lake country of northern Minnesota, Alicia currently resides in the UK with her husband and their baby daughter.
"With contributions that range from Misty Copeland to Sonia Sotomayor, Michelle Obama to Amy Poehler - and with short biographies of each woman on the facing page - readers will find courage from old friends, and enlightenment from new and remarkable allies." * Simply Woman Magazine *