In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry when she graduated from Columbia University. A trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, Dr. Daly researched the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease...this woman was Everything, read about her!!!
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Corrie Ten Boom helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust by hiding them in a secret room in her family's home. Eventually she was arrested and taken to concentration camps, including Ravensbruck. While imprisoned she held Bible studies using a small Bible she managed to sneak passed guards. After the war she aided Holocaust survivors, traveled as a public speaker to over sixty countries and wrote eight books. (Submitted by Michaela Jaros)
Brene Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She studies vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame (an emotion no one wants to talk about--but everything good...innovation, creativity...depends on how we deal with shame and failure). She explores the question of how we can learn to embrace our vulnerabilities and imperfections so that we can engage in our lives from a place of worthiness.
Jane Addams 1860-1935 The American social reformer and pacifist Jane Addams is probably best known as the founder of Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in North America. She was cowinner (with Nicholas Murray Butler) of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1931.