Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Women's History Month!

It's Women's History Month 2015!  Here are a few of the inspiring women that have shaped the world.

1) Madame C.J. Walker (1867-1919) born Sarah Breedlove was an African American and one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire.  She invented a line of African American hair products in 1905.  She was also a civil rights activist.

2) Maya Lin is a Chinese American architect and sculptor best known for her design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

3) Rosario Castellanos (1925-1974) was a Mexican writer who wrote novels, essays, poems and plays.  She was one of Mexico's most important literary voices in the last century.

4) Devon Abbott Mihesuah, Ph.D. is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.  She is a historian, a professor and a writer.  Her teachings and her books focus on stereotypes and misrepresentations of Native Americans.

5)  Lynn Sherr is an American broadcast journalist and author.  She is best known as a an ABC 20/20 news correspondent.


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