Marie Claire's Most Inspirational Women
We've handpicked the most inspiring women from the world of film, fashion, politics, sport and more...
Kylie Minogue is often cited as one of the most inspirational female celebrities in the world. She was already pretty high up there with her phenomenally successful music career, which has lasted for over two decades, but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, her inspirational qualities went through the roof. The way the pint-sized popstar fought, and beat, the disease with such dignity, humour and bravery has made her a role model for women the world over.