The Most Influential Women in UK Shaping 2019

Written By Alla Levin
March 11, 2019
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Meet The Most Influential Women In Britain

From politics to science to fashion and arts, women have taken significant steps in shaping the horizons of the UK and beyond.

This article rounds up the most influential women in 2019 in Great Britain, not the historical Elizabeth I of England or Cleopatra, but women who are currently redefining life for better.

Some of those magnificent women live in London – the city with the most beautiful and smart women on the planet.

Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright
Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, among others.

The 24-year-old Letitia Wright has been awarded the title of Britain’s next household name. Her honesty while narrating her experiences with depression makes a power to reckon with in Britain and beyond.

Meghan Markle

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Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle rose to fame after starring in legal drama Suits. The Californian beauty has also starred in Horrible Bosses and Get Him to the Greek among other films.

A lot of men dream about her beauty at escort services, which indicate sexual availability. But she is actively involved in charity work as a humanitarian, activist and feminist.

She is known for her gender equality stand in her work with the UN.

Orla Doherty

She is an environmentalist and a TV producer. She earned herself immense recognition when she appeared on BBC Blue planet II, delivering a lesson on the art of soft power.

Being an expert in deep-sea filming, was able to elicit public recognition and consciousness. She and her team are changing human behavior towards eliminating the use of plastics while embracing reusable coffee cups.

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Although moving masses is definitely not easy, that’s what Dua is capable of doing.  She is behind the “New Rules” hit, which trends across social media, with over a billion views on YouTube.

Men dream about a woman like Dua, she is undoubtedly the one and only.

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Grace LaDoja

Grace LaDoja
Grace LaDoja

She is s a key figure in the grime music scene and is considered one of the fast-rising music executives out today. The Kepta’s Mercury Award due reflects her prowess in the music industry.

Also known as the Godmother of Grime, she is recognized due to her contribution to Britain’s burgeoning DIY music scene.

Natalie Kingham

Natalie Kingham
Natalie Kingham

She is a fashion enthusiast at Matchesfashion.com who has successfully shaped our fashion desires. She has an eye for spotting the slightest talent in the industry for emerging talents.

She has recently launched a hub which gives bright young designers space to expose their pieces. The opening of new Matches in Mayfair will further skyrocket her influence to greater heights.

Dr. Priyanka Joshi

Priyanka, a biochemist, was recognized by Forbes as one of the most influential forces in the field of science.

Joshi’s research focuses mainly on identifying small molecule drugs and metabolites in the human brain that can modulate the formation of amyloid beta-protein clumps.

The small molecule library that she created is the basis for starting a drug discovery program at the Centre for Misfolding Diseases at the University of Cambridge.

She has since received praise due to her early breakthroughs and research which is vital in fighting regenerative mind diseases.

Vicky Featherstone

Vicky Featherstone
Vicky Featherstone

For long, she’s been an artistic director of the Royal Court since 2013 and is highly lauded for her commitment to new writing, the Ferryman, and attracting star names to her stages.

Her swift response to allegations of the systematic sexual abuse scandal in the theatre world made her voice heard. This propelled her to become the most influential voice in the theatre industry.

JK Rowling

JK Rowling
JK Rowling

Her magical series Harry Potter has enjoyed over 20 years of popularity. Even now, it shows no signs of slowing.

Ms. Rowling, an author, shows in-depth knowledge of the publishing world and her writing prowess has given wisdom and inspiration to writers across the globe.

Karen Blackett

Karen Blackett
Karen Blackett

The advertisement space applauds the efforts of Karen Blackett, the most powerful sales force in British advertising and the country manager overseeing a £2 billion turnover.

Her experiences, both as a single mother and many others, inspire her to frame advertisements in a way that appeals to all.

Hanna Andersson

Hanna Andersson
Hanna Andersson

Hannah Anderson is one of the greatest social-media influencers we have today. As co-founder of Manchester-based Company Social Chain.

This 26-year-old is behind the most successful social media marketing strategies for the world’s biggest brands like Apple and Amazon.

Her excellent skills make her memes and hashtags spread like wildfire reaching millions of the millennial audience.

Edie Campbell

Edie Campbell
Edie Campbell

Edie Campbell, a 27-year-old gave a master class in #metoo movement, on how to use one’s privilege for good. He sternly criticized the fashion industry, due to its promotion of a toxic “artist-genius” culture.

She is undeniably a key facilitator in bringing about much-needed reform to working practices. She also gave cover for many upcoming models to air their views too.

Antonia Romeo

She is the former Britain first female consul general in New York, as well as Director General of economic and commercial affairs in the US. Currently, she is the Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Trade-DIT.

Carolyn McCall

Carolyn McCall
Carolyn McCall

She is known to be the first female CEO of ITV. She served for seven years as the CEO of Easyjet, something which earned her a DBE for services to aviation and a personal fortune of £30 million.

Currently, Carolyn McCall sits on the board of Burberry as an influential figure in broadcasting, who is undeniably determining the future of Britain’s most popular commercial TV channel.

Ruth Davidson

The political space couldn’t believe that the 39-year-old gay leader of the Scottish Conservatives could become a future leader of the Conservatives full stop.

But due to her relatable personality and progressive ideas for her party in the last Scottish elections, she is now an icon of influence in the political world.

Sinéad Burke

Sinéad Burke 
Sinéad Burke

For many people, physical stature seems to be an attachment to greatness. However, this is not the case with Sinead Burke, who is a writer and academic.

Only 3ft 5in tall, Sinead Burke has sat at the front row in 2018 London Fashion Week. Out of the sensation she elicited, she was captured in Burberry and Dior for magazine covers.

Even if she had a magic wand, Sinead Burke would not change her height, but she would use it to democratize opportunities and resources for equal access and inclusion for all.

Maria Balshaw

Then we have Maria Balshaw, the director of possibly the best-known group of art galleries in the world. Her impact goes deep, and this year alone, she has foreseen the blockbuster Picasso 1932 – one of the most inspirational shows in Tate Modern’s history.

She is said to have launched a new initiative to attract more young people to exhibitions. She is undeniably redefining the Art industry.

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney
Amal Clooney

She is renowned and regarded as the most respected human-rights lawyer. She has co-chaired some of the most influential forums like the Met Gala. She is also praised for speaking the Yazidi women kidnapped by Isis as well as fighting for greater media exposure.

No wonder her mission registers remarkable success.

Yana Peel

Yana Peel
Yana Peel

On arriving in London from Canada, Yana Peel became one of the art world’s most effective planners. She set up the Outset Contemporary Art Fund, an agency which connects artists with patrons.

The 44-year-old Peel was appointed to the Serpentine board as a CEO. She has in the last two years been at the gallery’s helm whereby she has exhibited her extraordinary vision, knowledge and networking skills.

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