Monday, March 8

Women's Day

Happy Women's Day!

Give thanks to the women in your life and those that came before you.

My favorite women in history

Clara Barton - founder of the International Red Cross
Pearl S. Buck - First American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature for The Good Earth
Marie Curie - First woman to win the Nobel Prize
Amelia Earhart - First female aviator to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean
Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay - First woman to earn a doctorate
Sandra Day O'Conner - First woman to serve on the Supreme Court
Sally Ride - First woman in space
Margaret Thatcher -  First female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Susan B. Anthony - Activist
Rosa Parks - Civil rights activist
Coretta Scott King - Activist and wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anne Frank - Young girl remembered for her bravery

The Arts
Grace Kelly - Actress and Princess of Monaco
Ingrid Bergman - Actress of acclaim
Jean Harlow - Actress
Bette Davis - Actress
Audrey Hepburn - Actress and activist
Frida Khalo- Artist
Emily Dickinson - Poet
Harriet Beecher Stowe - Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Jane Austen - Author of many beloved books
Mary Shelley - Author of Frakenstein
Mary Cassatt - Artist
Artemisia Gentileschi - Artist
Georgia O'Keefe - Artist
Catherine De'Medici - Patron of the arts in Italian Renaissance

Queen Elizabeth I - Influential, powerful Queen of England
Princess Diana of Wales - Remembered for her activism and kindness
Eleanor Roosevelt - Civil rights activist and First Lady of the United States during the Great Depression
Laura Bush - First Lady and advocate for children and reading
Michelle Obama - Advocate for American children and First Lady

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