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This woman is winning

Friday, 25 September 2020

Hello All

I want to start by saying a massive thank you to the 276 of you who have now pledged to support Women Who Won. 275 of you are not my mum, so I am extremely grateful that you have put your trust in me to get this important book funded and published. 

In the middle of a tumultuous year it feels like a pretty fantastic achievement to have nearly reached half-way and I feel like a woman…

Black Lives Matter

Friday, 12 June 2020

Dear Friends

Whenever I write an update the world seems to have shifted on its axis. Since I last wrote to you the brutal killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the Black Lives Matter movement and the disproportionate effect of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people has been at the forefront of my mind constantly.

It has made me more determined to raise up the stories of elected…

A woman who won, leading in her own way

Friday, 3 April 2020

Dear Winners

It'a been a while since I've updated you on the progress of Women Who Won and the world looks very different. I'm continuining to crowdfund for the book in difficult circumstances but I'm positive that with your support we can make it.

As we adjust to a way of living that we may not be used to, I've been considering the role elected women are playing during the pandemic. Prime Minister…

Introducing Clavis & Claustra - Feminist warrior rewards

Friday, 14 February 2020


Good afternoon winners!

Welcome to new pledgers and hello to old friends. Thanks for getting behind the campaign to get this important book published. I'm still amazed (disappointed but not surprised?) that these women have never been brought together in a book before.

I'm writing with a short update which I think you'll like. I've teamed up with Clavis & Claustra to offer some very cool…

Project of the Week: Women Who Won

Friday, 31 January 2020

Hello All

Another update from me, Ros Ball, author of Women Who Won.

Welcome to new pledgers, and particularly to those who have come via the Unbound newsletter. We are project of the week! I'm so pleased to have you all on board. Please check out the previous updates where I have introduced two amazing women who will be in the book - Shirley Chisholm and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir.

Today I have…

Women Winning in 2020

Friday, 3 January 2020

Dear Winners

Happy New Year, and for those of you in the UK, welcome back to a parliament with a record 220 women elected as MPs. Good news in part, but women are still only just over a third of MPs, so we have a way to go until the UK has equality in parliament. #WomenWhoWon wants to inspire more women to stand by increasing the visibility of those who came first.

In this update I'm introcuding…

Welcome and thank you

Friday, 6 December 2019

Dear Women Who Wonners

It's Ros Ball here, author of Women Who Won, giving you the first update to the campiagn to get the book published.

Firstly a massive thank you to you all for pledging for the book. We've only been going 2 weeks and the response has been wonderful, THANK YOU. 

Secondly I'm going to start telling you more about the women who will feature in the book here, and on my Instagram…

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