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Behind the NASA astronaut that orbited around Earth, mathematician Katherine Johnson was one of the many women the public doesnt credit for these achievements. In 2015, she was granted the Medal of Freedom by President Obama and five years later, she passed in 2020.

Katherine Johnson –

By: Rachelle Saerang, Editor
March 31, 2023
The first woman to reach the top of Mount Everest is Junko Tabei and the first woman to climb the Seven Summit. The late mountain pioneer climbed the worlds most infamously difficult and tallest obstacles and was also an author and teacher.

Junko Tabei –

March 28, 2023
Serving as First Lady from 1933 to 1945, Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest serving First Lady. She advocated for women in the workplace, the rights of African Americans and Asian Americans, and the rights of World War II refugees.

Eleanor Roosevelt –

By: Rachelle Saerang, Editor
March 24, 2023
Since 1986, Oprah Winfrey has hosted her national beloved TV show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. As a media mogul, she is also North Americas first black multi-billionaire.

Oprah Winfrey –

March 23, 2023
Other than being the first woman to win a noble prize the Marie Curie also made history as the first person to win a Nobel Prize twice and the first to win a Noble Prize in two scientific fields. The Polish-French physicist and chemist conducted research in radioactivity.

Marie Curie –

By: Rachelle Saerang, Editor
March 22, 2023
The late American civil rights activist, memoirist, and poet was a pioneer in her autobiography writing. She is most known for her work in civil rights activism.

Maya Angelou –

March 21, 2023
After 60 years of studying chimpanzees, Jane Goodall dedicated her life to conservation and protection of chimpanzees.  She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program and an accomplished publishing author.

Jane Goodall –

March 20, 2023
Serena Williams is an American tennis player known as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. She was ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Womens Tennis Association for 319 weeks.

Serena Williams –

March 14, 2023
Geena Dunne is an Australian feminist writer and is the founder of The Cova Project which is an Australian charity. 

Quote of the day- G.D. Anderson

By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations
March 8, 2021
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