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Inspiring Women

Since 1910 when St Margaret’s College first opened its gate on Armagh Street, Inspiring Women have been part of who we are; from our two name sakes, St Margaret of Scotland and St Margaret of Antioch to our founders, our teachers and our girls.

We are committed to educating young women to live and lead and celebrating the successes of the women around us and who came before us is part of that journey.

These pages are about Inspiring Women who are inspiring other women.

Learn about future, current and past leaders in our St Margaret’s community:

Dame Ngaio Marsh; a novelist, director and artist
Arihia Bennet; the first female Chief Executive of Ngāi Tahu
E.G.G. – Educating Girls Globally
Ella Wells; former Head Girl
Georgia Lund; former Deputy Head Girl
Emma Clark; NZ sportswoman – SMC Old Girl
St Margaret of Scotland; one of our two namesakes
St Margaret of Antioch; one of our two namesakes
Jane Hole; author
Amy Satterthwaite; ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Year – SMC Old Girl
Dr Olivia Faull; Oxford graduate, Commonwealth Scholar and Marie Curie Fellow – SMC Old Girl
Hattie Compton-Moen; Dream, Believe, Succeed finalist – Current Year 11
Alexandra Lay; Discover Passchendale website creator – Current Year 13