Whitestone with her experienced with implants, she did help raise awareness among the hearing-impaired community about the opportunities available for improving their speech and language. Whitestone has earned many awards and Honors. She was invited to the National Press Club in Washington, DC for a campaign about identifying early hearing loss. Whitestone won the Spirit of Achievement Award by Paula Zahn and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She was an executive board member of the of the President’s Committee on the Employment People with Disabilities.
Sotomayor uses rhetorical appeals and a grateful tone to persuade the committee she is an applicable candidate to be in the Supreme Court. In the opening of Sotomayor’s speech, she uses a grateful tone towards her friends, family, but more specifically her mother. In the beginning of the speech, Sotomayor is shown to be very humble by thanking her family, friends, and the president for helping her become a nominee to the Supreme Court. Sotomayor is even more grateful to her mother for teaching her the idea of education. Sotomayor states, “I am here, as many of you noticed, because of her aspirations and sacrifices for both my brother and me” (Sotomayor).
Astronomy had always been Annie Cannon’s true love. Her love for astronomy started when her mother showed her the constellations and it only ended when Annie passes away at the age of seventy-seven. Her legacy lives on because every year the Annie Jump Cannon Award is given to a female astronomer that has distinguished herself through work in astronomy. Cannon’s legacy also continues because her spectral classification is still taught to students
Flags flew at half mast, and by then everyone had heard Coretta Scott King’s “voice”. Her story inspiring, yet her fight for all people and peace even more impressive. Scott King’s efforts in not just the Civil Rights movement, but for all, in general, has impacted so people and their lives. As an article in the New Lady stated, “Women have been the backbone of the whole Civil Rights movement...Women have been the ones who have made it possible for the movement to be a mass movement.” Scott King carried the Civil Rights movement on her shoulders and used her voice to help, guide, comfort, and inspire others during this trying time. Coretta Scott King has made herself known as a prominent activist and her legacy should be remembered and continued for generations and generations to
It was stated by Louis E. Martin upon her death that “She gave out faith and hope as if they were pills and she some sort of doctor.” As an educator and a social worker Bethune dedicated her life as a public servant to better the lives of others. She served as the first African American woman to serve in a president cabinet and through her years of public services she worked with four presidents. Through those connections she was able to influence decision that affected the great good of all. Bethune diverse government and organizational service inspired a new generation of women civil rights leaders. Bethune sums it up in her pledge of the National Council of Negro Women “It is our pledge to make a lasting contribution to all that is finest and best in America, to cherish and enrich her heritage of freedom and progress by working for the integration of all her people regardless of race, creed, or national origin, into her spiritual, social, cultural, civic, and economic life, and thus aid her to achieve the glorious destiny of a true and unfettered democracy.”— Founder Mary McLeod Bethune's Pledge for
Goodall’s impact can be seen through many, including women and scientists. She continues to share her passions with others and teach to curious minds. Jane has good intentions as she “works for peace and the good treatment of all animals” (Edison). She knew what she wanted at an early age and worked for it. Jane Goodall is a great inspiration for any that know about
In addition, Annie continued to convince Kate on why she is the right person to help Helen when she mentioned that Dr. Howe taught her all she needed to know. Kate began to warm up to Annie and wondered how a young girl like her would have enough confidence to teach Helen. Annie persuaded Kate and as a result, she gave her the job to take care of Helen. Kate seems to like that Annie has a sense of humor, and this can allow for both women to relate to each other. Kate feels good about Annie and welcomed her into her home when she said: “...We’ll do all we can to help, and to make you feel at home.
Her later life improved situations for different people, such as herself. Many rewards and celebrations were given out to her for all the good deeds and for what she has conquered. Rosa L. Parks is one of the most influential people in the U.S history. On February 4, 1913, Liona and James McCauley had a daughter named Rosa. Her childhood was highlighted with major dropout after dropouts in high school which led to her persistants in her life from the beginning to the end.
Such an achievement. Harriet Tubman's greatest achievement was and always will be in my eyes helping all those after the war, she didn't have to but she wanted to. That shows that it must be great, right? Don't you agree? She worked until her death helping who she could, she took it as her
Sullivan’s teaching technique consisted of a strict schedule making Keller learn new vocabulary words everyday based on her interests. Anne Sullivan was the reason that Keller enrolled in the Perkins School because she wanted her to expand her learning abilities (Andries, McGinnity, Seymour-Ford, 2004). Due to Sullivan’s efforts, Keller’s success and outstanding progress made the school widely known around the country (Kim, 2007). Sullivan and Keller’s friendship developed, they were close friends for forty-nine years and Sullivan continued to help Keller in her learning. Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller were awarded honorary fellowships from the Educational Institute of Scotland and from Temple University in 1932 (Herrmann, 1998).