• BONUM Staff

5 Women that Conquered the World while Raising Tiny Humans

Today we remember and honor mothers. It is an immense accomplishment to bring another human being into this world and raise them up. Lets pause here for a second... that's what mothers [and fathers] do, they RAISE US UP. They hope and dream and do their very best to see us become more- more than they are and they've had. Their limits know no bounds- here are 5 truly inspirational mothers that have conquered the world and raised tiny humans.


Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013) Mother to Mark and Carol- was a research chemist before becoming the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to have been appointed.

Benazir Bhutto (1953–2007) Mother to Bilawal, Bakhtawar, and Aseefa- was the first female prime minister of a Muslim country. She implemented social reforms for women and the poor, and helped move Pakistan from a dictatorship to a democracy.


Dorothy Hodgkin (1910–1994) Mother to Luke, Elizabeth, and Toby- was a Nobel Prize winning chemist for her work on discovering the structure of penicillin and insulin. She also devoted her life to the peace movement and promoting nuclear disarmament.


Helena Rubinstein (1870–1965) Mother to Roy and Horace- was the eldest of eight daughters and a Polish immigrant. A self-made businesswoman, she formed one of the first cosmetic companies which made her one of the world’s wealthiest women. She also supported charitable enterprises in the field of education, art and health.


Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797) Mother to Fanny Imlay and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein)- was the author of “A Vindication of the Rights of Women”, a significant book in the early feminist movement which presented a moral and practical basis for extending human and political rights to women.