Best known for her work on gender, race, and class, University of Wisconsin graduate bell hooks was a prolific writer, speaker, and scholar.
Ruth Gruber was a journalist and humanitarian known for her work documenting the lives of refugees.
In 1921, American author and playwright Zona Gale became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, for the play MISS LULU BETT.
Clara Bewick Colby, a prominent suffragist, orator, and journalist, started a newspaper called the WOMAN’S TRIBUNE.
Dickey Chapelle was the first female American war correspondent to parachute with American troops and the first killed covering combat.
Author and activist Ellen Bravo has fought tirelessly for policies that support working women and their families.