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She looks like Claire Danes! Mary Sherman Morgan was America’s first female rocket scientist and she was credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer Explorer 1, American Women, American History, American Lady, Women In History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Change The World

Mary Sherman Morgan was America’s first female rocket scientist and she was credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in 1957, which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer 1.

Brilliant and Beautiful. Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi. Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share! Great Women, Amazing Women, Smart Women, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Badass Women, Fierce Women, Dita Von Teese, Women In History

LGBT Equality World Wide

You may recall that we posted a photo saying that we wish the media would portray more women who came to be known for their intelligence instead of their...

Read "Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist and Friend" by Connie Jankowski available from Rakuten Kobo. Jane Goodall is the world's leading authority on chimpanzees. This inspiring biography will have readers engaged and del. Jane Goodall, Primates, Mundo Animal, Women In History, Anthropology, Photos, Pictures, In This World, My Idol

Jane Goodall - CoolSpotters

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. ... Read more

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American activist, Malcolm X ally and a former member of the Black Panther Party has died at the age of She spent two years in a U. internment camp during WWII and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans. Women In History, Black History, History Images, Black Art, Yuri Kochiyama, I Look To You, Brave, Human Rights Activists, Black Panther Party

RIP Yuri Kochiyama, Human Rights Activist, Passed at 93

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American activist, Malcolm X Ally and a former member of the Black Panther Party has died at the age of 93. She spent two years in an internment camp and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans.

) Oyenike Monica Okundaye, ("Nike"), Textile Artist and Painter, Managing Director/CEO of Nike Center for Art and Culture; Social Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. African Beauty, African Women, African Fashion, African Style, Shibori, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, African Textiles, African Fabric

Nike Centre for Art and Culture: visit Nigeria with Nike

Africa | Oyenike Monica Okundaye (Nike) is the CEO of the Nike Center for Arts and Culture, Osogbo. Established in 1983 by Nike, solely from her earnings as an artist and without governmental assistance, the center has so far trained over 3000 Nigerians and many African countries now send their students to study textile art at the center | ©Nike Centre for Art and Culture

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Famous Female Writers of Victorian Era. Their Names, Works, Information

Emily Dickinson 1830-1886 Emily Dickinson was a poet with an exceptional ability to distill “amazing sense” from “ordinary meanings.” Her poetry is now considered among the finest in the English language.

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - was an English writer, poet, and… High Fantasy, Fantasy World, Legolas, Jackson, Elizabeth Ii, E Dublin, O Silmarillion, English Writers, O Hobbit

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892 - 1973) was an English writer, poet, and professor know foremost for his high fantasy novels, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillion. These works have a devoted international fanbase and all but The Silmarillion have been adapted into award-winning films. Tolkien is considered by many the father of modern fantasy, and his books are some of the most popular in the world <3

Joss Whedon on equality. I Joss Whedon! Joss Whedon, Pro Choice, Before Us, Inspire Me, In This World, Feminism, Equality, Favorite Quotes, Me Quotes

Joss Whedon - Beauty Is Inside

Joss Whedon -- "...Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women, and the misogyny that is in every culture... is life out of balance, and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and woman who's confronted by it. We need equality. Kinda now."

Anna Tibaijuka heads the United Nations HABITAT program. She is a Swedish-educated, Tanzanian-born leader who has fought for the rights of women living in slums or without homes. Since becoming the Executive of UN-HABITAT, she has greatly increased its bu Women In History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, African Diaspora, Before Us, African American History, Black People, Strong Women

Anna Tibaijuka is the highest ranked African female in the United Nations, heading the UN-HABITAT program. She is a Swedish-educated, Tanzanian-born leader who has fought for the rights of women living in slums or without homes. Since becoming the Executive of UN-HABITAT, she has greatly increased its budget and function in the United Nations.

On July His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet will celebrate his birthday. The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will celebrate with a Global Compassion Summit, July 5 - 2015 at the. Buddhist Teachings, Buddhist Monk, Buddhist Art, Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Foto Face, Lund, Spirituality, Mandalas

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Jose Ángel González, free lancer journalist, writer and photographer, living in Berlin (Germany)....

Fusae Ichikawa (市川 房枝 Ichikawa Fusae), May 1893 – February was a Japanese feminist, politician and women's suffrage leader. Great Women, Amazing Women, Intelligent Women, Wise Women, Mans World, Women In History, Politicians, Popular Culture, Girls Be Like

Fusae Ichikawa (市川 房枝 Ichikawa Fusae), May 15, 1893 – February 11, 1981) was a Japanese feminist, politician and women's suffrage leader.