9 Inspirational Quotes From Outstanding Women in 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, I have compiled a list of some of my favorite quotes from the outstanding women who have provided me with inspiration in 2015. It has been a great year for woman leadership and these inspirational quotes are here to remind you of that.

1. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

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And those told they're chatty should be acknowledged for their great communication skills instead.

2. Misty Copeland, Ballet dancer

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Misty Copeland made history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

3. Ariana Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post

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Thank you Arianna for this inspiring statement!

4. Malala Yousafzai, Activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

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Youth heroine Malala reminds us that education is key.

5. Drew Gilpin Faust, President at Harvard University

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On that note, next year might bring the first woman president of the US! Oops, I mean the 45th president, who might happen to be a woman.

6. Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

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Mrs Obama never fails to inspire.

7. Emma Watson, Actress and activist

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Courage and strength are not men's attributes more than they are women's.

8. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

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Frau Merkel's nomination as Time's Person of the Year gives all women confidence that they can be great leaders.

9. Sarah Silverman, Actress

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More pragmatically, it is about time to bridge the gender pay gap!