Dame Deborah James, civil servant Sue Gray and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe feature on Vogue UK’s list of influential women.
Mr. Vogue’s list of 25 honors women “shaping 2022 and beyond” through work, culture and society.
This year, the editors said they wanted to highlight women who showed resilience despite experiencing “unthinkable challenges”.
Dame Deborah, who died in June after being diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016, was praised for raising more than £7 million for cancer research in her final months.
Vogue said her “unparalleled campaign will continue to affect countless lives”.
As a senior civil servant tasked with investigating whether lockdown rules were broken in Downing Street during the pandemic, Ms Gray has organized a “unique and highly challenging work”. “.
Her final report blamed a “failure of leadership and judgment” for allowing alcohol-rich gatherings when millions across the country were unable to see friends and family.
Ms. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian charity worker, was detained in Iran on espionage charges from 2016 until her release in March 2022.
She is described as “the embodiment of resilience”.
The list also features the Queen, who celebrated her Platinum Jubilee this year after 70 years on the throne.
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“Truly inimitable, as we begin to look to the future, one thing is known for sure: there will never be a queen, or a king, honored,” Vogue said. reverent as our reigning king.”
Others shortlisted include Hollywood star Dame Emma Thompson, Chanel owner Leena Nair, broadcaster Mariella Frostrup and Unite general secretary Sharon Graham.
Actress Jodie Comer, best known for her lead role in Killing Eve, also appeared on the list, with Vogue saying she has “the world at her feet – and we’re all watching”.
US Open champion Emma Raducanu also claimed a point for her “relentless drive and refreshing candor, especially regarding her mental health”.
– The full Vogue 25 list:
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, charity worker
Baron Amos, politician and diplomat
Carla Denyer, co-leader, Green Party
Sharon Graham, secretary general, Unite
Victoria Beckham, fashion designer
Nensi Dojaka, fashion designer
Sharon Chuter, Founder, Uoma Beauty
Jodie Comer, actress
Mariella Frostrup, broadcaster and campaigner
Florence Knight, chef
Leena Nair, CEO, Chanel
Donna Ockenden, midwife
Sue Grey, civil servant
Deborah James, campaigner
Jebina Yasmin Islam, campaigner
Sonia Boyce, artist
Emma Raducanu, tennis player
Emma Thompson, actress
Kishani Widyaratna, publisher
Sophie Smith Galer, journalist
Jemma Tadd, Head of Fashion, eBay UK
Alex Mahon, managing director, Channel 4
Olia Hercules, chef and campaigner
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/dame-deborah-james-and-sue-gray-claim-spots-on-vogues-2022-power-list-41842400.html Dame Deborah James and Sue Gray claim their spot on Vogue’s 2022 power list