Women in History

Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1981. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 22, 2011

Women in History

Condoleezza Rice served as the country’s chief diplomat as U.S. secretary of state — the first African American woman to hold the position. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 21, 2011

Women in History

Ginger Rogers did every dance move that Fred Astaire did but backwards and in heels. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 18, 2011

Elect Her in Connecticut, Cincinnati, and at Loyola

Elect Her–Campus Women Win trainings are intended to prepare the next generation of young college women to run for political office, but the training at Loyola University reached even further […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 18, 2011

Women in History

Myra Adele Logan, a physician and surgeon born in 1908 in Tuskegee, Alabama, was the first woman to perform open-heart surgery. She is noted for being a selfless humanitarian whose […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 17, 2011

Women in History

Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich, a Tlingit Native American, successfully inspired the Alaska Senate to pass the state’s Anti-Discrimination Act in 1945, which banned blatant discrimination such as “no natives allowed” signs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 16, 2011

Women in History

Emily Dickinson succinctly and beautifully communicated through poetry. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 15, 2011

Women in History

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Alabama, stoking the flames of the Civil Rights Movement. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 14, 2011

Women in History

Amelia Earhart led the way for women in aviation. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 11, 2011

Women in History

Abigail Adams set the standard for accomplished and educated first ladies. She said, “Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 10, 2011