Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most inspirational role models

Duchess of Cambridge has been credited as one of the role models girls are inspired by.
New research carried out on 5,000 parents by Disney UK has proved Catherine, Michelle Obama and Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill are the most inspirational and empowering females for young females aged six to 12 years old.
According to the study commissioned by the children’s broadcasting network, to launch their Princess Principle posters designed by Rose Blake, Kate Moross and Kate Forrester, states the defining characteristics of a princess are caring nature, to love healthily, to not judge others, honesty, trustworthy, loyalty and determination not to give up.
Speaking about the project, a spokesperson for Disney, Anna Hill said: “It is fantastic that thousands of parents have helped us define the principles of a modern day Princess. And the illustrators have done a great job of bringing the Principles to life in the posters, which we hope will end up on bedroom walls across the country and help inspire girls to dream big.”
And within the study eight per cent consider the 34-year-old royal – who has three-year-old son Prince George and 17-month-old daughter charlotte with her husband Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge – is ranked the second most popular female role model out of ten notable figures.
However, the First Lady of the United States of America pipped Catherine – who was known as Kate Middleton prior to marrying Charles – to first place.
And the study has shown the British Monarch is ranked the ninth most influential figure after actress Emma Watson, Angelina Jolie, TV presenter Holly Willoughby and author J.K. Rowling.
The Princess Principles posters are available online as a free downloadable print from the Disney Inspired website www.disneyinspired.co.uk. Printed posters will also be available for free in Disney Stores across the UK.