Lockwood- First woman to practice
law before the U.S. Supreme Court. The first woman to
receive votes in a presidential election(1884). Belva
didn't enter law school until she was in her late 30's, a
widow, and with a four-year-old daughter to raise.
Tubman- Conductor of the underground railroad.
Helped free more than 300 slaves.
- Abolitionist and ex-slave who is known for her "Ain't
I a Woman?" speech at the 1851 Women's Rights
Convention in Akron, Ohio. She lead the way for African
American women and white women alike.
Designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington
D.C.(1982) at the age of 21. Maya has since gone on to
design many more monuments around the country.
A Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of
women writers throughout history. Purely
a volunteer project, personally
organized and maintained by Mary Mark
Ockerbloom of Pennsylvania.