The Mayor’s #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign celebrates 100 years since the first women won the right to vote in the UK. Women are behind some of the greatest achievements and discoveries in London, in the past and the present. We want to shine a spotlight on these women and their achievements, and we’d like your help.
Tell us which women need to be recognised by more people. Every week in 2018, we'll be celebrating one woman and the Mayor will be posting her story on his Instagram account. She’ll also be featured on The Telegraph online. We’re looking for women who were either born in London, or worked or campaigned here. You can submit as many suggestions as you like on this thread, or via this feedback form.
Let us know who you’re putting forward and why.
We’ve received hundreds of great nominations in our Behind Every Great City discussion and read stories about incredible women. Thank you to everyone who took part.
In the next stage of the Mayor’s campaign to mark the centenary of some women winning the right to vote in the UK, we want to focus on local heroic women.
Do you know a woman who makes invaluable contributions to London or your local community? This could be anyone, from a youth worker to a teacher, a nurse to your neighbour.
We’ve created a special platform for the occasion.