This article originally appeared on Liverpool Echo

Today is International Women's Day, a chance to celebrate the remarkable women who inspire us everyday.

From entrepreneurs to activists, and teachers to health professionals, we spoke to women from across the region who are inspiring the next generation with their work.

International Women's Day falls on March 8 each year and aims to celebrate the cultural, political and social achievements of women everywhere.

This year's theme is #BreakTheBias and calls for a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.

Maggie O’Carroll, chief executive of The Women’s Organisation in Liverpool, said International Women's Day 2022 should provide a “moment of positive pause after two years of turmoil and momentous change.”

Maggie added: “Let’s take a breath and then continue to break the bias in our workplaces and in our communities as we forge ahead in our collective pursuit for an equal, fair and sustainable future.”

Charlotte Donoghue - owner of Say It With Diamonds

March 30, 2022 — Lori SIWD