Betsy has leadership skills that are a notch higher. For instance, she founded and chairs the Windquest Group, and American Federation for Children among other organizations such as Kennedy Center, Kids Hope USA, and ArtPriza. This explains why she was President Trump’s best choice as the secretary of
In his exclusive essay for Glamour, titled “President Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”, former president Barack Obama shares his views as a feminist, as well as how it has impacted his life as a son, husband, father, and president. He states how growing up with a single mother, supporting his wife, and raising two daughters has inspired and formed his views as a feminist. Throughout his life, he has seen the progress of women’s role in society enhance over time and he claims that right now is an “extraordinary time to be a woman”. Though there is still room for improvement on women 's rights, our country has made great progress in the act of women’s rights, according to Obama. During his presidency, he admits that he was working on creating policies to further the equality of women and their rights.
Hillary Clinton is the First Lady and Senator; she shows credibility as an influential activist for women’s rights. She has been working “over the past 25 years” directly and relentlessly on “issues relating to women, children, and families” (Clinton). Also, Hillary Clinton was placed in circumstances where she was able to be more knowledgeable about the obstacles of “women in my (her) own country and around the world” (Clinton).
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.”
Education was a great successes for a lot of women, many great women fought for their rights and helped bring back every woman's right. Many great women were once in this generation and suffered and had a lot of problems. For example Harriet Tubman, was a great women that wanted to achieve her goal by standing against slavery. Her education definitely.
Introduction On September 4th, 2012, the First Lady Michelle Obama gave a speech about the values of the American Dream. Within her speech she talks about her past and how she shares the same values as the president of the United States of America - her husband, Barack Obama. She talks about why she is proud to be an American and why being the First Lady has changed her life forever. A main focus in the speech is how The American Dream is partly about working to not only make one's own life better, but also to work in order for children and grandchildren of the future to have better opportunities.
One woman who fought for these modern-day prize money changes was Serena Williams. Williams has fought for women’s equality and served to be an inspiring role model for many African Americans and young females. “I was a 19-year-old focused on winning and being the best I could be, both for me and for the kids who looked up to me” (Williams). Williams currently has twenty-three grand slam tournament wins and she is considered by many as the greatest athlete of all time not just because of her outstanding forehand, but because of her battle for equality (Barker).
Charlotte E. Ray In this paper I will be providing you lots of information on Ms. Ray. Charlotte E. Ray accomplished a lot of great things for African American and women in general. Becoming not only the first female African-American lawyer in the United States but also the first to practice in Washington, D.C. Because of her bravery and persistence obstacles were broken. Ray has paved the way for young women of color in today’s society.
Today’s world is rife with problems. With conflict in the Middle East, countries abroad becoming more aggressive, and protest over human rights violations taking place all over the country, America needs a strong leader to get through these times. One such leader would be Eleanor Roosevelt, the United State’s longest-serving and undoubtedly most active First Lady. Beyond her duties as the wife of the president, Eleanor Roosevelt took part in many movements and was one of the most unabashed spokespersons on issues of her time. Taking sometimes controversial stances on matters such as civil rights, welfare, global issues, Eleanor deviated from some of the more common view of her contemporaries; but in spite this, she was still one of the most
The impact that any activist has on society, stems from lifetime commitment, determination and passion that allows drastic changes to be made in even the most stubborn societies. Significant activists channel their talent into persuasion for change. Many activists that have had a great societal impact in the past, use exposure as persuasion. Exposing the truth on important matters that are not visible to the public, is the most genuine way to activate change. That is exactly how Barbara Ehrenreich carried out bringing great attention to women's rights in healthcare.
There are many people in the world who are influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow their dreams, show leadership to others, and by their acts. An individual that shows these traits would be the first ever person to create a successful plane, Orville and Wilbur Wright. The Wright brothers are influential because of their accomplishments, character, and his heroic acts.
How can one person make such a big impact on life? Big or small, we’re all faced with decisions and choices that aren't at all easy, all those choices have consequences and some even have rewards. Some big choices that could affect our life like what education we want, rather or not we go to college and as a country, we make a decision on who runs the country. we can see this in Shakespeare's Julius caesar, and the story of Antigone.