Category: Activism & Social Change

Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt

Women’s suffrage leader Carrie Chapman Catt was very important in getting the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed.
Olympia Brown

Olympia Brown

Olympia Brown was the first woman to be ordained a minister in the U.S. and was president of Wisconsin’s Woman Suffrage Association for 28 years.
Ellen Bravo

Ellen Bravo

Author and activist Ellen Bravo has fought tirelessly for policies that support working women and their families.
Gene Cohen Boyer

Gene Cohen Boyer

Gene Cohen Boyer was an activist for women’s rights, a successful businesswoman, and a founding member of multiple feminist organizations.
Miriam Ben Shalom

Miriam Ben Shalom

Miriam Ben Shalom was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army before being discharged for her sexual orientation; she was later the first LGBT serviceperson ever reinstated.