Historical Women!

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DR. MAE JEMISON

Today’s Historical Woman: Dr. Mae Jemison!  American Engineer, Physician, NASA Astronaut, and the first African-American Woman and Woman of Color in the world to go into space. 

 

In this episode we explore the power of determination, and uncover how one brilliant woman forged her own path despite a lifetime of barriers. 

For more information on Dr. Mae Jemison check out some resources below!

 

“FIND WHERE THE WIND GOES” Autobiography: https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/books/find-where-the-wind-goes-by-mae-jemison/

NASA WEBSITE:

https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/mae-jemison-first-african-american-woman-in-space

MARGARET "MOLLY" TOBIN BROWN

Today’s Historical Woman:

The "Unsinkable" Margaret Molly Brown  

American Philanthropist & Socialite. 

Today’s episode is about using the privileges you have to help those who need it the most!

For more information on Margaret Brown check out the resource below!

 

MARGARET BROWN HOUSE MUSEUM: https://mollybrown.org/about-molly-brown/

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episode #3

MARIA

TALLCHIEF

Today’s Historical Woman:

Maria Tallchief  

American Ballerina, “Star Dancer” for the New York City Ballet & America’s first

Prima Ballerina. 

On today’s episode we examine the courage it takes to “stand-out”, when it’s much easier,

and safer, to “fit in”.

For more information on Maria Tallchief check out the resource below!

 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM:

 https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/maria-tallchief

NELLIE 

BLY

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Today’s Historical Woman:

Nellie Bly 

American Journalist, Business Woman

& Inventor.

On today’s episode we follow a woman who used the strength of her talents to overcome a series of difficult disappointments.

For more information on Nellie Bly check out the resource below!

 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM:

 https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/nellie-bly

XUN

GUAN

Today’s Historical Woman:

Xun Guan

Teenage Warrior Leader. 

On today's episode one young woman learns what it takes to be a leader. 

For more information on Xun Guan check out the resource below!

 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xun_Guan

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MARY

SHELLEY

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Today’s Historical Woman:

Mary Shelley

English Novelist

& Author of "Frankenstein." 

Today's episode offer a friendly warning:

Never judge a book by its cover. 

For more information on Mary Shelley

check out the resource below!

 

THE BRITISH LIBRARY:

https://www.bl.uk/people/mary-shelley

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VICTORIA

WOODHULL

Today’s Historical Woman:

Victoria Woodhull

American Stockbroker, Publisher & the first Woman to run for President.

For more information on Victoria Woodhull

check out the resource below!

 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME:

https://www.womenofthehall.org/inductee/victoria-woodhull/

SHIRLEY

CHISHOLM

Today’s Historical Woman:

Shirley Chisholm

Teacher, First Black Woman Congresswoman & First to run for President of the United States of America. 

For more information on Shirley Chisholm

check out the resource below!

 

NAT GEO KIDS 

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/history/african-american-heroes/shirley-chisholm/

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Dialect Coaching by Durra Leung

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CAPTAIN

ANNIE G.

FOX

Today’s Historical Woman:

Captain Annie G. Fox 

Officer in the US Army Nurse Corps

& First Woman to receive the 

Purple Heart for Combat

 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM 

 https://www.womenshistory.org/articles/bravery-army-nurse-annie-g-fox-pearl-harbor

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AIR MARSHAL

PADMA

BANDOPADHYAY

Today’s Historical Woman:

Air Marshal

Padma Bandopadhyay

First Woman Air Marshal in the Indian Air Force and the first to conduct scientific research in the North Pole. 

DECCAN CHRONICLE

 https://www.deccanchronicle.com/sunday-chronicle/cover-story/010420/woman-of-many-heights.html

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