What distinguished woman begins every lecture with a greeting in chimpanzee? Well, the leader in chimp education and conservation, Dr. Jane Goodall, of course!
Posts Categorized: Feminist History/Achievements
From the topic of eating disorders to facial hair, Body Drama, authored by Nancy Redd, aims to empower women with self-knowledge about their own bodies.
What do an honor-roll student, an honorable mention as an all-county high school football kicker, a homecoming queen, a survivor, and a writer have in common? As if someone took all the members of The Breakfast Club and rolled them into one person, Katie Hnida is a woman who deserves to be honored.
During this Women’s History Month, we are reminded that women continue to make history every day. We’ve made amazing progress, but there are still many “firsts” yet to conquer. So, congratulations to . . .
Leah Ward Sears has a very distinguished judicial career, including breaking the glass ceiling when she became the first African-American woman Chief Justice of any state supreme court and the youngest justice on Georgia’s Supreme Court.
Throughout the next couple of weeks, right up until the president announces his pick, we will be taking a look at some of the leading women candidates plus a few we think should be on the short list. Starting with top contender Diane Wood…
This network anchor can be considered one of the most prominent women in news. During her 25 years as a journalist, she covered a wide range of events around the globe that included the funeral of Princess Diana, the Iraq War, and the recent earthquake in Haiti.
The National Organization for Women congratulates former NOW president Kim Gandy on her new position as vice president and general counsel at the Feminist Majority and the Feminist Majority Foundation. Gandy served in the national NOW office for 22 years, including two terms as the organization’s president, ending in July 2009. She recently completed a resident fellowship at the Harvard Institute of Politics, where she taught a series of seminars on “Winning Across Progressive Movements.”
The National Organization for Women is proud to celebrate Women’s Equality Day this year by launching Say It, Sister! – a new blog designed to inform, inspire and instigate feminist activism.
NOW President Kim Gandy said, “NOW cheers the formation of the White House Council on Women and Girls, which was created by executive order of President Barack Obama today. It was a pleasure for me to be at the White House to hear the president make this commitment to supporting women and girls in such strong and unequivocal terms. It was a heartening moment for those of us who have worked so hard for this day.”