Diana Wright is a teacher and athlete, she has two daughters and a prosthetic leg. After suffering a car accident in which she lost her right leg, Diana decided to walk, run, and regain her self-confidence.
Her conviction and motivation have led her to become an example of improvement and inspiration for many women like her and that is why Dove has chosen her to star in one of her Real Beauty Productions, her latest campaign to convey a message of real and positive beauty. girls and young people.
"I had to learn to walk again, but I knew that once I started walking again, it would set a new goal for me and then another and another, and it would not stop," she says in the emotional video in which she also confesses that her mother called her Diana. taking inspiration from Wonder Woman.
"One of my missions as a teacher is to constantly transmit [to boys and girls] that beauty has to do with self-confidence and that it is also about moving forward and not giving up."
To tell the story of Diana and other wonder women who inspire many around her, Dove has collaborated with the writer and producer Shonda Rhimes, creator of series like Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, also very aware of the lack of self-esteem of girls
"Diana is an amazing and interesting woman who had an exciting story that many of us can relate to in some way," Rhimes told us exclusively.
“It is always important to represent real women because women are real. I advise you to always remember that barriers and challenges are something that someone has decided to exist, as long as you know that they do not exist, you can move forward with confidence.”
According to a study of the brand, 72 percent of the girls interviewed say they feel a lot of pressure to be beautiful and 7 out of 10 do not see themselves reflected in movies, television and the media.
In that same report it is clear that girls do aspire to become women with confidence, like Diana, and they cite that 65 percent describe the women they admire as self-confident.
“The message I want to convey to the children is that they never give up. I tell them that when you persevere and overcome the challenges that life puts on you, you become stronger and gain confidence. That is beauty."