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J. K. Rowling Among Top Ten Most Influential Women in Scotland

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
March 22, 2010, 08:04 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been included in a new list of the ten most influential women in Scotland, according to a new report in the Scotsman.  The paper reports that the honor was announced at the Action for Children Scotland Woman of Influence Awards, a charitable event which honored the ten women who have had a major impact on Scottish society.  Along with J. K. Rowling, such influential women as Violinist Nicola Benedetti, runner Liz McColgan, and Stagecoach co-founder Ann Gloag were also honored at the ceremony.  Dubbed the 'Perfect 10," the women were chosen by "a panel of the charity's committee members for their long-term impact in Scotland."

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43 Comments

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359 Points

Woot! Congrats J.K. Rowling!

Posted by WillowEve ^HISS^ on March 22, 2010, 08:11 PM report to moderator
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465 Points

Congrats, Jo! I think she’s one of the most influential women outside Scotland too :)

Posted by The Half-Blood Lauma' on March 22, 2010, 08:25 PM report to moderator
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1070 Points

YAY!!!

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696 Points

It’s kinda sad, she looks really old in this picture

Posted by Nwrosey on March 22, 2010, 08:36 PM report to moderator
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4151 Points

congrats to Jo! :D

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on March 22, 2010, 08:57 PM report to moderator
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3526 Points

more like #1! this is awesome, old picture though!
GO JO

Posted by DesQueJteVois on March 22, 2010, 09:04 PM report to moderator
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160 Points

Well I don’t think that we needed a list to tell us that! Jo has been doing wonderful things for many years now and all of her influences have only been good ones.

Posted by lurking_llama on March 22, 2010, 09:09 PM report to moderator
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20305 Points

Try world.

Posted by friendofblob on March 22, 2010, 09:58 PM report to moderator
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311 Points

I guess that’s just making up to a fact that all the world’s been witnessing… J.K. Rowling is a brilliant writer and had a most wonderful impact in people from all countries and ages with her magnificent work. I’m glad it’s unanimus!!!

Posted by Madam Snape on March 22, 2010, 10:32 PM report to moderator
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3777 Points

yay perfect 10

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on March 22, 2010, 10:42 PM report to moderator
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313 Points

woohhooo! Congrats Jo! :)

Posted by Stephie_Potter90 on March 22, 2010, 10:45 PM report to moderator
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478 Points

WOOT! go Jo!!!!!

Posted by ProfessorAlice on March 22, 2010, 11:33 PM report to moderator
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451 Points

Congrats, Jo!! truly one of the most influential people on the planet. i do not know what the world would be like without harry potter and i’m pretty sure my life would have no meaning:)

Posted by pigwey on March 22, 2010, 11:59 PM report to moderator
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12348 Points

Gee, what a surprise (please note my sarcasm) CONGRATS! She really did not only change Scotland, but the whole world as well! She rocks. I just calculated that over 57,000,000 people own AT LEASE ONE Harry Potter book! She rocks! GO JKR, she deserved it.

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on March 23, 2010, 12:02 AM report to moderator
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5185 Points

Congrats Jo. You deserve it, with all those things you’ve done. Always no. 1. :D

Posted by chRiStiNe [(ROAR)] on March 23, 2010, 12:07 AM report to moderator
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