Google Doodle Celebrates Women's Dreams

NicoleMotta on Tuesday March 8, 2016 at 12:51:41 PM

Google Doodle Celebrates Women's Dreams

For International Women's Day, Tuesday's Google Doodle looks to future aspirations rather than past achievements.

"Over the years, Doodles have commemorated the achievements of women in science, civil rights, journalism, sports, arts, technology and beyond. It's always an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, sometimes in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. But for this year's International Women's Day, we wanted to celebrate the Doodle-worthy women of the future," said the Google Doodle team in a blog post. To make this Doodle, the team visited 13 countries and asked 337 women and girls, "from toddlers to grandmothers," to complete the sentence, "One day I will…" The team visited San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, Lagos, Moscow, Cairo, Berlin, London, Paris, Jakarta, Bangkok, New Delhi, and Tokyo for the Doodle and "[t]he aspirations we heard were as varied as the women and girls who shared them."

The Google Doodle included some familiar faces including Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai and British anthropologist Jane Goodall. "Even women who are already accomplished aren't done dreaming," said Google. "Jane Goodall shared her hope to one day discuss the environment with the Pope, while Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai and activist Muzoon Almellehan continue to work fearlessly toward a future where every girl can go to school." The Google Doodle team asked users to respond with their own aspirations using #OneDayIWill and said that the experience broadened their own "One day I will…"s after finding inspiration from these women.

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