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Mariam Chamberlain, who played a pivotal yet little-known role in establishing women’s studies in the American college curriculum, and financing early research about the inequities women faced in the workplace and other realms of society, died Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 94.

Mariam Chamberlain, who played a pivotal yet little-known role in establishing women’s studies in the American college curriculum, and financing early research about the inequities women faced in the workplace and other realms of society, died Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 94.

Nawal El Saadawi has been called the godmother of Egyptian feminism with the rebel gene.

Nawal El Saadawi has been called the godmother of Egyptian feminism with the rebel gene.

From her corner market in St.   Paul, MN, Sally Herbsr, 98, took in foster kids, brought sick customers meals, found shelter & jobs for folks.  In her 80s she patrolled alleys after midnight with a baseball bat in hand to chase away johns and prostitutes.  Proof one person can make a difference.

From her corner market in St. Paul, MN, Sally Herbsr, 98, took in foster kids, brought sick customers meals, found shelter & jobs for folks. In her 80s she patrolled alleys after midnight with a baseball bat in hand to chase away johns and prostitutes. Proof one person can make a difference.

MABEL HAMPTON - Historian Joan Nestle says: "I set out to... recreate the main themes of [her] life as an African-American lesbian woman, born at the beginning of the twentieth century, in the deep South. The evening became with a singing of the African-American national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which is what Ms Hampton would have expected. And then I delivered the talk... The Life of Mabel Hampton as Told by a White Woman." A multilayered, fierce, sweet story that few people…

MABEL HAMPTON - Historian Joan Nestle says: "I set out to... recreate the main themes of [her] life as an African-American lesbian woman, born at the beginning of the twentieth century, in the deep South. The evening became with a singing of the African-American national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which is what Ms Hampton would have expected. And then I delivered the talk... The Life of Mabel Hampton as Told by a White Woman." A multilayered, fierce, sweet story that few people…

10/11 — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Yemeni activist, Tawakkul Karman. She is the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Prize. She founded “Women Jounalist Without Chains” and has played a leading part...

10/11 — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Yemeni activist, Tawakkul Karman. She is the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Prize. She founded “Women Jounalist Without Chains” and has played a leading part...

This woman is an inspiration!  Learn more about BLK Projek here: https://theblkprojek.wordpress.com

This woman is an inspiration! Learn more about BLK Projek here: https://theblkprojek.wordpress.com

After Hitler’s rise to power, Mildred and Arvid Harnack founded an underground group that helped imperiled Jews, assisted forced laborers, documented and archived Nazi acts of violence, especially in occupied areas in the East, and distributed anti-Hitler pamphlets. They were both caught and executed.

When the Red Orchestra Fell Silent

After Hitler’s rise to power, Mildred and Arvid Harnack founded an underground group that helped imperiled Jews, assisted forced laborers, documented and archived Nazi acts of violence, especially in occupied areas in the East, and distributed anti-Hitler pamphlets. They were both caught and executed.

Meet Josephine Finda Sellu. As the deputy nurse matron on the Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, she had never stopped toiling away for the sick. She's lost 15 nurses. She has not been infected.

Those Who Serve Ebola Victims Soldier On

Meet Josephine Finda Sellu. As the deputy nurse matron on the Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, she had never stopped toiling away for the sick. She's lost 15 nurses. She has not been infected.

Chrystal Macmillan (13 junio 1872 a 21 septiembre 1937) fue un escocés liberal político, abogado, feminista y pacifista, y el primer graduado de la ciencia femenina de la Universidad de Edimburgo , así como primera honores femeninos graduado de esa institución en Matemáticas.

Chrystal Macmillan (13 junio 1872 a 21 septiembre 1937) fue un escocés liberal político, abogado, feminista y pacifista, y el primer graduado de la ciencia femenina de la Universidad de Edimburgo , así como primera honores femeninos graduado de esa institución en Matemáticas.

Emmeline Pankhurst, Suffragette, 1858-1928. Famous for her contribution to the question wether women were "persons" under canadian law. (wikipedia)

Emmeline Pankhurst, Suffragette, 1858-1928. Famous for her contribution to the question wether women were "persons" under canadian law. (wikipedia)

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