Elizabeth Blackwell's Motivation

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When someone hears the word “influential”, they often think about their family or friends. While my family and friends have made a big impact on my life, there is one person who has given me more motivation than anyone else I know in my day to day life. Her name was Elizabeth Blackwell. She is most well known as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register. She faced harassment while going to college, and struggled everyday to achieve a degree in medicine. She motivates me on my path to become a doctor, and gives me reassurance because if she could do it, I know I can do it too. Blackwell’s motivation pushes my own motivation further every single day. If there
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