Let's celebrate International Women's Day with inspiring stories

Published: 8.3.2023

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Let's celebrate International Women's Day with inspiring stories

Slovenia is the homeland of inspiring women, who have changed the course of history. International Women's Day is the perfect opportunity to delve into their stories.

Let's celebrate International Women's Day with inspiring stories

"To you, our pride past measure, Our girls! Your beauty, charm and grace!"

A number of poems praises women, including a part of Zdravljica (A Toast), the poem written by the greatest Slovenian poet, France Prešeren - part of the very same poem later on became the national Slovenian anthem. Today, we celebrate International Women's Day, to remember of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

Exciting stories about remarkable Slovenian women awaits you on www.slovenia.info. Get to know their stories and explore the places connected with them. You will learn about Barbara of Celje, who became one of the most influential women of the 14th century, about Alma M. Karlin, who set out on a journey around the world with scarce funds and a typewriter in the early 20th century, actress Ita Rina, painter Ivana Kobilca, an exceptional physician, Dr Franja Bojc Bidovec, who took over the management of the partisan hospital during WWII,  one of the world's best female chefs, Ana Roš, the G.O.A.T. of climbing, Janja Garnbret, top Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec and many other who have made the history. 

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Another dose of inspiration are Feel Slovenia the podcasts, which also feature remarkable Slovenian women:





On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Visit Europe also invites you to learn about Europe’s outstanding female leaders, inventors, and artists, and visit the places where they worked and lived. Browse, which places are worth exploring in Slovenia.

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