Maya Lin Maya Lin is an architect, sculptor, educator, and artist from the United States. Lin and her art feature across the United States. She became famous at the young age of 21 when she was chosen as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer. U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Maya Lin the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her design. ==Youth and Family== Maya Ying Lin was born on October 5, 1959, in Athens, Ohio.O’Connell, 2016 Julia Chang Lin, her mother, was born in Shanghai, China, emigrating to the U.S. in 1949 during the bombing of Shanghai Harbor when she won a scholarship to Smith College.The Art Story Foundation, 2016Lin, 2003Maya Ying Lin’s intelligent and creative parents paved the foundation for her extensive artistic career.
While in school, Hansberry changed her major from painting to writing, after a couple of years she decided to drop out and move to New York . She attended the New School for Social Research. During a protest against racial discrimination at New York University, she met Robert Nemiroff, a Jewish writer. They both got married on June 20, 1956 in Chicago. Hansberry later began a play she called “The Crystal Stair”, from Langston Hughes’ poem “Mother to Son” she later retitled it as “A Raisin in the Sun”.
A couple years pass and her mother decides that they are going to move to New York City. Her family members living in New York informer her that there are a lot of opportunities in the big city. In New York in when she discovers that her calling is to become a writer. Comprehension: Summary Jacqueline Woodson was born after slavery had ended but segregation was still on going. She comes from a long family tree of
Robert De Niro and the late Robin Williams starred as the main characters of the story. The film was budgeted at thirty-one million dollars and earned an estimated fifty-two million dollars. Awakenings is set in the Bronx, New York in 1969. Majority of the events occur in Bainbridge Hospital, a mental institution where Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Rudolph Giuliani was (born on May 28, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York. His wife's name is Judith Nathan. And he has two kids. He went to Manhattan college and got a bachelor's degree. He then went to New York university and got a law degree ((Seifman)).
The most famous Mexico's artist, Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907, in the house of her parents, in Coyoacan, Mexico City and she died on 1954. She grew up in the house where she was born and die there as well. Her Father, Guillermo Kahlo was born is Germany. He went to Mexico where he met and married Frida's mother, Matilda Calderon y Gonzalez. Matilda is half Amerindian and half Spanish.
When Albright came to the United States, she began her political career. She was given a scholarship to Wellesley College in Massachusetts, where she went and got her PhD in law and government. While she was still a student she assisted democratic presidential candidate Edmund Muskie. Later, she became the legislative assistant to Edmund Muskie. Madeleine Albright’s career affected the way politics is run today.
Early Life: The magnificent diva Patti was born on September 10, 1965. She was born in Bayside in Queens, New York. She is an American citizen and is of white ethnicity. Patti is born to her parents and she has two sisters. At the tender age of 14,
She then decided “You couldn’t change the situation by social work.” She told her mother. She then found a group of women fighting for their rights, and thats how she found out it is for her. She then went back to college this time for doing sociology. Then she knew she would be helping people, something she wanted to do for the rest of her life. She knew it would be difficult, but she still did.
Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright was born on November 30, 1919 in Manhattan to parents Corrine, a public-school teacher and Louis T. Wright, a graduate of Meharry Medical College and one of the first African American graduates from Harvard Medical School. She attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, from which she graduated in 1938. Wright went on to graduate with an art degree from Smith College in 1942 and then graduated with honors, with a medical degree from New York Medical College 1945. After medical school, she did residencies at Bellevue Hospital (1945-46) and Harlem Hospital (1947-1948), completing her tenure at Harlem Hospital as chief resident. In 1949 she joined her father in research at the Harlem Hospital Cancer Research Center, which he had founded, succeeding him as director when he died in 1952.
Childhood On July 6, 1921, Anne Frances Robbins was born in New York City, she was an only child of Kenneth Robbins, a salesman, and Edith Luckett Robbins, an aspiring actress. From an early age, Anne acquired the nickname “Nancy”. During Nancy’s infancy, her father, Kenneth left the marriage, leading to Edith to send her daughter to be raised by her aunt and uncle, Virginia and C. Audley Galbraith, in Bethesda, Maryland. While there, Nancy attended Sidwell Friends School. Her aunt would also travel with her to New York to visit her mother, when her mother was there for lengthy theater runs (1).
Over the next six years, Wolfe designed interiors for many esteemed private homes, clubs and businesses on the East and West coasts. Wolfe reputation had grown so much that her studio took up an entire floor of offices on 5th Avenue. Her greatest commission was from a man
The youngest Justice member of the Supreme Court is Elena Kagan. Justice Kagan was born 55 years ago in New York, New York, on April 28, 1960. Kagan attended to Princeton University where she got her A.B, an M. Phil. from Oxford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Janet Yellen is the first woman chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946 to Jewish parents Anne and Julius Yellen. Her father, who had grown up on the lower east side, the son of immigrants from Poland, was a family doctor. He went to medical school abroad because he could not get into medical school in the United States due to the quotas put on the number of Jewish people who could be accepted to medical school. Her mother grew up in Brooklyn and was an elementary-school teacher.