It’s almost International Women’s Day, and your Google homepage is ready to celebrate.
To mark the occasion, Google is debuting a new Doodle with a global and cross-generational appeal.
The Doodle — a multi-layered mandala design created by artists Julie Wilkinson and Joyanne Horscrof, and animated by Marion William and Daphne Abderhalden — includes a layer for women around the world in the late 1800s, as well as in the 1930s during labor movements.
There’s a second layer for women from the 1950s to the 1980s, which a Google representative calls “a landmark era in the wake of pushes for gender equality and rapid changes to the status quo.” Finally, the Doodle’s outer layer represents women from the 1990s to today, acknowledging 100 years of women’s rights movements. Read more…