International Women's Day: 12 of the most inspirational women from Mansfield and Ashfield
International Women's Day has arrived and The Chad is celebrating all the fantastic females of Mansfield and Ashfield
The day is a rallying point in the movement for women's rights and today we are highlighting all the inspirational women that make the area great.
5. Charlotte Henshaw.
Not content with winning medals as a swimmer at two Paralympic games, the Mansfield-born athlete then went onto become World Champion paracanoeist
6. Josanne Potter.
The Mansfield-born footballer has played in three FA Women's Cup finals and featured for Engalnd's Lionesses
7. Elspeth Gibson
Trained at Mansfield College of Art and Design the fashion designer has dressed stars like Madonna and Uma Thurman.
8. Lucy Kay
The Kirkby singer rose to fame on Britains Got Talent. Despite being bullied as a child she has gone on to great success in music and theatre.