Sayde Curry was the first African American woman to become a gastroenterologist in the United States, and the only African American to train in the gastroenterology fellowship program at Duke University.
Corsets and rifles, ca. Via the Wisconsin Historical Society. (These ladies are predecessors of my mother - Wisconsin girl who joined the rifle club to improve her aim for basketball. And ended up getting an award for her shooting)
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Geologist Florence Bascom was the first woman to earn a Ph. from Johns Hopkins University and, in the first woman elected to the Geological Society of America. She was Professor of Geology at Bryn Mawr College from
Margaret Thatcher FIRST FEMALE PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN Hearing the Iron Lady talk tough — and in such plummy tones! — inspired us to stay strong, too (whether we agreed with her or not). "Consensus is the negation of leadership.