Katherine Johnson changed and bettered space exploration by checking calculations and connecting tracking stations to computers for John Glenn, making and checking calculations to Synch project Apollo 11 with the moon orbiting module as well as contributing to bringing Apollo 13 back to Earth after
When Jemison was a little girl she spent a lot of time reading about science. Her favorite kind of science was astronomy. When she was in high school she found out she wanted to get a job in biomedical engineering. After graduating as an honor student she went to Stanford University With a National Achievement scholarship. At Stanford she was involved in many things like Dance, Theater, and was head of the Black Student Union.
They say it’s very difficult to succeed as a Latino girl in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Anyway, actress Gina Rodriguez, the star of The CW’s comedy-drama “Jane The Virgin” is absolutely doing it. Last year, she won the Golden Globe award for her mesmerizing portrayal of a young woman named Jane Villanueva. This 32-year-old actress inspires with her motivation and self-confidence. She is beautiful inside as she is outside, and she poses as a role model for healthy living for many of us.
General Purpose: To Inform Specific purpose: To explain the life of Dr. Dorothy Height. Central Idea: The amazing Dorothy Height endured a challenging and difficult childhood and adulthood filled full of struggles, but she never allowed any of these adversities to hinder her from accomplishing remarkable achievements throughout her lifetime. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Material A. “When you worry about who to give credit to; you get little done” was quoted by Dorothy Height 1.
For instance, “Latin American Literary Review 's Daniel Testa,” had expressed gratitude towards “Anaya 's use of old Spanish-American, specifically Chicano, tales in his book” (“Anaya, Rudolfo A. 1937”). However, Rudolfo Anaya isn’t the only inspirational Chicano figure. Chicana writers, also encouraged the discovery of self-identity feminism within the movement. One source states that, authors such as, Bernice Zamora, Dorinda Moreno, and other Chicana writers had a significant impact in the movement. It goes on to state that “the intensity of Chicana feminist became heightened” with works such as Bloodroot (1977) and The Invitation (1979).
Southern University’s Founders’ Day Dr. Mae C. Jemison Speech Dr. Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to go to space. Currently, she works with National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. On March 9, 2016, she gave a brilliant speech to everybody present in the F.G Clark Activity center at Southern University on the occasion of the 136th Southern University Founders’ Day.
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was accomplished many things in her life. She was a fashion designer, boutique owner, spokesperson, actress, and probably her most successful endeavor was her music career. Selena was often known as the the Queen of Tejano music. Making herself well known in a genre of music dominated mostly by men. She was arguably one of the most successful women singers to live.
103-5). Ruiz strongly suggests that no matter what profession that Mexican women have played an important part in making history but one way or another their accounts have been kept in the dark. What sets Ruiz aside from previous historians is that, while they was fixated on male European immigrants’ creation of the American society, she proved the journey and challenges of Mexican immigrant women that contributed to developing the American and Latino American
She attended at the University of Miami but sadly couldn’t finish all four years because she didn’t have the financial support for higher education. She is best known for being a Cuban-born journalist, actress, television host, and also for motivating many Hispanic women. The article, “40 Latinas Who Have Changed the World!,” states, “...Cristina inspired and motivated for decades with her self-titled hit Univision show.” She is a role model for many Hispanic women in Florida. According to “Time Magazine,” she is one of the top 25 influential Hispanics in the US.
All of her albums sold out in large numbers, making Selena successful with her music. I look up to Selena Quintanilla-Perez as my role model. It took a lot of hard work and courage for her to become a successful Mexican-American artist. As a Mexican-American woman, she broke barriers and made recording history with her music. She changed Latino music by combining different genres in her music to connect with other cultures besides her own.
Emma Tenayuca, was a Mexican American labor leader, union organizer and educator. She comes from a family of eleven, but began living with her grandparents. She was born into a Tejano family who lived in South Texas. The Tenayuca were hit hard by the Great Depression. But this opened her eyes to the struggles of labor workers.
1. PURPOSE: Because there is no other woman in Latin American history that has attained more power and has had more influence over her people, it is important to examine the leadership style of Eva Peron. 2. BACKGROUND: Born out of wedlock in abject poverty, she was destined to live among the common people; however, in her teen years, Eva vowed not to be a product of her environment.