Women of Influence in History

“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.” – Joan of Arc 

Mothers. Daughters. Sisters. Grandmothers. Queens. Homemakers. Psychologists. Warriors. Poets. Writers. Artists. Philosophers. Activists. Spiritual Leaders. Human Rights Advocates. Caretakers. Entrepreneurs. Visionaries. Change-Agents. Researchers. Managers. Scientists. Engineers. Revolutionaries. Editors. Publishers. Designers. Restaurateurs. Farmers. Race Car Drivers. Astronauts. Athletes. Iconic Performers. Cultural Influencers. Actresses. Politicians…

Screenshot 2014-03-26 09.36.24One such woman of influence, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1997) wrote the most significant book in the early feminist movement. Her tract “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” laid down a clear moral and practical basis for extending human and political rights to women. – A true pioneer in the struggle for female suffrage.

We celebrate Mary as we are celebrating women of influence – today and in history – as we start the clock on the new regional women’s chamber.

What will you influence today?

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