During her career, she also observed sunspots, stars, solar eclipses, comets, nebulae, and the moons of Saturn and Jupiter. Maria Mitchell died on June 28, 1889, at the age of seventy due to a brain disease. In 1902, her friends and supporters founded the Maria Mitchell Association. They also opened her home to visitors. She was elected to the Hall of Fame of Great Americans at New York University when it began in 1905, and in 1994, she became part of the National Women 's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York.
Bella Abzug was a Lawyer, United States Representative, and a Social Activist. Abzug Graduated at Walton High School and continued on to education at Hunter College. Bella Abzug received a degree in Law from Columbia University in 1947 and then worked at Jewish theological Seminary of America. Bella spent a lot of time to help fight for women 's rights. Bella knew that she wanted to be a lawyer so she wanted to go to Harvard Law School but wasn 't accepted because she was a female.
The Women Airforce Service Pilots- or WASP was formed on August 5, 1943, and according to the Air Force Historical Support Division website the WASP were actually originally formed when two services WAFS- the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, which was a service in which women transported training airplanes from the factories to military bases. And WFTD- the Women’s Flying Training Detachment, which was
On April 8, 1993, Ellen Ochoa was the first Hispanic woman to go into space. Ellen Ochoa was born May 10, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. She calls La Mesa, California her hometown. She is the third of five children, three brothers and one sister. When she was in her teens her parents got a divorce.
Rhianna Parks is a hair stylist and is currently working at The Studio Salon located in Stuart, Florida. Parks never thought about doing other peoples hair, and was originally in medical school studying to become either a dental hygienist or a physical psychologist, but ultimately decided to become a hair stylist. The reason she chose to become a hair stylist is because, besides the medical field, she attempted other occupations and they didn’t work out in the end. Also, styling runs in the family, as her relatives own a salon up in the state of Michigan. Parks was also inspired by a few relatives in her family to choose this path.
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born February 4th 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama. Her Mother Leona was a teacher and father James McCauley was a carpenter. She completed high school at the age of twenty and married Raymond Parker a Barber in 1932, she had no children. She had one sibling, a brother called Sylvester. Rosa had many jobs which included been a secretary in the NAACP, a seamstress in a local department store and in the summer of 1955 she attended the highlander Folk school, an education centre for activism in workers’ rights and racial equality in Monteagle
She considers her hometown La Mesa California. Ellen Ochoa is a veteran astronaut and she is the eleventh director of the Jonson Space Center. She is the first Hispanic director and it’s the second female director of the Johnson Space Center. She became the first Hispanic woman to go to space when she served on the space shuttle back in 1993. Ochoa has gone to space four times.
My mother look just like me sometimes people ask if my mom and I are sisters because we look just like each other. My mom has brown hair that is really curly and she always has it pulled it up. When my mom was a kid she went to florida. My mom liked that she got to go to florida because she grew up not having much or going anywhere and going out of OHIO and traveling was fun for her because she did not really get to do that when she got older. My mom had some hard times her hard times were when she was working full time from 8:30 to 5:00 and alsh when she was going to college three times a week.
March (2005), was inspired by her fondness for Louisa May Alcott 's Little Women, which her mother had given her. To connect that memorable reading experience to her new status in 2002 as an American citizen, she researched the Civil War historical setting of Little Women and decided to create a chronicle of wartime service for the "absent father" of the March girls. Some aspects of this chronicle were informed by the life and philosophical writings of the Alcott family patriarch, Amos Bronson Alcott, whom she profiled under the title "Orpheus at the Plow", in the 10 January 2005 issue of The New Yorker, a month before March was published. The parallel novel was generally well received by the critics. It was selected in December 2005 selection by the Washington Post as one of the five best fiction works published that year.
She went to a public school at age eleven and later dropped out to take care of her grandma. In 1932 Rosa married Raymond Parks who encouraged her to return to high school. She got her high school diploma and later went to a secondary school for negroes. Rosa said “God provided me with the strength I needed at the precise time when conditions were ripe for change." Rosa was aware of segregation and was involved in civil rights.
Her family was sharecroppers and Walker’s mother was a maid. The family was very poor. She went to segregated schools and then graduated at the top of her class. With the help of a scholarship she attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia. Her early childhood experiences led her to poetry and writing novels.