President Barack Obama's mother S. Ann Dunham, East-West Center alumna by East-West Center, via Flickr 1973 student photo

President Barack Obama's mother S. Ann Dunham, East-West Center alumna by East-West Center, via Flickr 1973 student photo

One of the first portraits taken of Audrey Hepburn after the liberation of Holland, 1946. During the "starvation winter" of the Nazi occupation, she ate tulip bulbs to survive, like so many others.

One of the first portraits taken of Audrey Hepburn after the liberation of Holland, 1946. During the "starvation winter" of the Nazi occupation, she ate tulip bulbs to survive, like so many others.

You may not know it, but you love this woman. Mae Questel (1908-1998) was the voice of Betty Boop, Olive Oyl, Little Audrey, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Minnie Mouse, and Felix the Cat. AND she played Aunt Bethany in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

You may not know it, but you love this woman. Mae Questel (1908-1998) was the voice of Betty Boop, Olive Oyl, Little Audrey, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Minnie Mouse, and Felix the Cat. AND she played Aunt Bethany in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

ღღ As Prime Minister, Golda Meir was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, she refused, saying...- "But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home."

Golda Meir

ღღ As Prime Minister, Golda Meir was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, she refused, saying...- "But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home."

Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, here at 23 years of age, being interrogated by the military. She was arrested in 1970 as a member of COLINA, a far left organization that fought against the military junta. Dilma was tortured for 22 days and spent 3 years in prison. Today she is Brazil's first woman president.

Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, here at 23 years of age, being interrogated by the military. She was arrested in 1970 as a member of COLINA, a far left organization that fought against the military junta. Dilma was tortured for 22 days and spent 3 years in prison. Today she is Brazil's first woman president.

When Diana was born, her parents and extended family were so disappointed by the arrival of another female child, they did not bother to register her birth, and she is the only one of her siblings who was not given a royal godparent. They did not even give her a name until a week after her birth. Diana Frances Spencer being held by her mother at her baptism. Diana was baptised at St. Magdalene's Church at Sandringham on August 30, 1961.

When Diana was born, her parents and extended family were so disappointed by the arrival of another female child, they did not bother to register her birth, and she is the only one of her siblings who was not given a royal godparent. They did not even give her a name until a week after her birth. Diana Frances Spencer being held by her mother at her baptism. Diana was baptised at St. Magdalene's Church at Sandringham on August 30, 1961.

When Golda Meir was Prime Minister of Israel, she was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, Meir refused and replied, “But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home".

When Golda Meir was Prime Minister of Israel, she was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, Meir refused and replied, “But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home".

ROSALIND FRANKLIN...one of the most brilliant women scientist. We have her to thank for understanding DNA as well as many other contributions.

ROSALIND FRANKLIN...one of the most brilliant women scientist. We have her to thank for understanding DNA as well as many other contributions.

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