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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'.
Bobbi Brown was born in Chicago in Illinois, USA. She founded Bobbi Brown Essentials in 1991; the brand was acquired by the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in 1995. In 2013, Brown launched the Pretty Powerful Campaign for Women & Girls, supporting women's empowerment through training and education. In 2016, Brown stepped down from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics to create a new lifestyle platform that celebrated empowerment and confidence. She recently published her ninth book, Beauty from the Inside Out, and was named creative consultant of the American department store Lord & Taylor, where she created JustBOBBI, an in-store and digital lifestyle concept boutique.