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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'.
Pia Sundhage was born in Ulricehamn, Sweden. She made her debut for the Sweden women's national football team at age fifteen and was capped 146 times, scoring 71 goals. Sundhage was the head coach of the United States women's national football team from 2008 to 2012, her team winning two Olympic gold medals and placing runner-up in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. In 2012, Sundhage was named FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women's Football and became head coach of the Sweden women's national football team; the team earned a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.