who will change the way
you see the world
200 Women is a book and exhibition inspired by a belief that you can’t empower women without listening to their stories. Our subsequent idea was to persuade two hundred women in different parts of the world - whether they be rich or poor, black or white, educated or uneducated, famous or unknown - to sit or stand in front of a plain sheet of fabric and to be photographed and filmed while answering five fundamental questions.
Our goal was not to make a book about just successful and powerful women; those stories are important, but we wanted diversity, and above all, authenticity. Two hundred 'real women', with 'real stories'.
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Elin Rova was born in Kangos, Sweden. Rova studied nursing at the Luleå University of Technology and has been a practicing nurse since 2015. She is currently working as a trauma nurse, as well as studying midwifery at Umeå Institute of Technology. She also trains and competes as an elite CrossFit athlete; she placed first in CrossFit Boden's Battle of the North, and fourth in the Greek Throwdown, in 2017.