5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There’s Michelle Obama

Gender equality and the prosecution of women’s rights are still relevant topics and need to be discussed. In fact, there are still many women who still feel discrimination, arbitrary actions, and deprivation of basic rights such as education and freedom of opinion.

For those of you who are interested in gender equality issues and women empowerment, reading some of the memoirs of inspirational women can be a useful choice of activities. Not only inspiring, the following memoirs also contain a lot of insight and motivation. Come on, read to the end!

1. Small Fry

5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There's Michelle ObamaSmall Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs (instagram.com/and_thats_the_tay)

What’s on your mind about Steve Jobs? Perhaps the founder of the Apple company, wearing turtle neck black and glasses, or public speaker reliable. But for Lisa Brennan-Jobs, her father was never that simple.

Brennan-Jobs’ memoir, Small Fry, contains the complicated relationship between the revolutionary technology magnate and his eldest son. This book also describes how Silicon Valley has influenced the author’s life.

2. Becoming

5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There's Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama’s Becoming (instagram.com/thesimpleshe)

At his coronation, Barack Obama not only shocked the world as the first black president of the United States, but his wife was also named First Lady the first black man to live in the White House.

In her memoir, Michelle Obama reveals her journey from an ordinary girl living on the South Side, Chicago to becoming a reliable and successful lawyer to becoming a lawyer. first lady at the White House. Since its release, Becoming has sold approximately 14 million copies worldwide, including 8 million copies sold in the United States and Canada.

3. Educated

5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There's Michelle ObamaEducated by Tara Westover (instagram.com/andreadreadss)

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Tara Westover never had a primary education. He and his brother were raised by their parents survivalist, a group of people who live dependent on nature and distance themselves from community and government interactions. There are no schools, doctors, or supermarkets.

But at the age of 17, Tara’s life changes when she enters a class at Brigham Young University. It was then that he realized that life was so moving and beautiful. He also found his love for science and promised to explore the world for science.

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4. Unbowed

5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There's Michelle ObamaUnbowed by Wangari Maathai (instagram.com/reviewsbyfrankie)

Wangari Maathai is a professor, Nobel laureate and activist who empowers women in Kenya to become pioneers of food stability. During his struggle, he was imprisoned, beaten, and injured but he never gave up and submitted.

In his memoirs, he describes his life journey starting from a village in Kenya to initiating The Green Belt Movement in 1977 which became a movement to build strong food stability for his country.

5. The Girl Who Smiled Beads

5 Memoirs of Women Who Inspired, There's Michelle ObamaThe Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya (instagram.com/cleoreads__)

Clemantine Wamariya is a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide that occurred in 1994, one of the world’s most shocking genocide cases. Not knowing that his parents were still alive, he and his brother spent 6 years as refugees and moved to 6 different countries in Africa.

His life changes when he finally gets permission as a refugee in the United States and is adopted by a family. He was able to attend private schools and attend Yale University. Even so, he still tries to rationalize his current and past life.

Apart from being inspiring, reading the memoirs above also broadens our horizons towards the difficulties and problems experienced by women in other parts of the world. In addition, this series of memoirs can be a source of your motivation. Happy reading!

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