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Inspirational Women Archives: Previously Featured Women

Gwendolyn Brooks

Poet, Pulitzer Prize Winner (1950)

 

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Maria Tallchief

Prima Ballerina

 

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Grace Hopper

Rear Admiral, Mathematician, Computer Scientist

 

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Madam C.J. Walker

Self-made millionaire

 

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Women in Wartime

Women who have served their countries throughout the ages

 

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Wangari Maathai

Environmental Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Nobel Prize Winner (2004)

 

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Liliuokalani

Hawaii's Queen

 

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Miss Ludy

Educator, Athlete

 

Mary McLeod Bethune

Educator, Activist

 

Hedy Lamar

Hedy Lamar

Inventor, Actress

Billy Jean King

Billy Jean King

Tennis Champion, Gender Rights Activist,

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Mary Harris

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones

Union Organizer, Activist

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Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly

Pioneering Journalist

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Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull

Leader of Women's Suffrage, First Woman to Run for President

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