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The Leaf

Michelle Obama

March 29, 2019

FEELING GOOD. Legendary performer Nina Simone in 1969. During this period of her life, Simone worked with RCA Records, a stay that produced an expanse of work including covers of and nods to work by artists like the Beatles, the Bee Gees, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen.

Nina Simone

March 28, 2019

WRITE. Jane Austen grew up in Steventon, Hampshire, England. Over the span of her life, she would publish four books, as well as two books following her death. Although she published her books anonymously, following her death, her brother revealed that she was the true author. She is now considered one of the greatest writers in English history.

Jane Austen

March 27, 2019

Nancy Wake

March 26, 2019

FIGHT FOR EQUALITY. Gloria Steinem is a renowned activist and journalist who has worked towards equality for women and children of all races and classes. In the process she has founded several publications and organizations.

Gloria Steinem

March 25, 2019

MAKING THE PATH. Grace Hopper was a large contributor to the fields of math and physics as well as the naval reserve. Her work paved the way for future generations of women to work in these fields as well as paving the way for the technology we enjoy today.

Grace Hopper

March 15, 2019

MATH. Dr. Olga Ladyzhenskaya was a mathematician that greatly advanced fluid dynamics, such as weather forecasting. Also, her work improved cardiovascular technology and oceanography forever. Ladyzhenskaya went to multiple universities in Russia, but although she is respected today, she was seen as a rebel by the Soviet Union. She passed away in 2004 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Olga Ladyzhenskaya

March 14, 2019

Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler

March 13, 2019

LADY LOVELACE. The only known photograph of Ada Lovelace is this daguerreotype, believed to have been taken by Antoine Claudet in 1843. The daguerreotype was the first photographic process that found commercial success. Daguerreotypes were very expensive unique images printed on metal plates.

Ada Lovelace

March 12, 2019

UNSUNG HERO. Though she is not Fredrick Douglas or Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells was an extremely influential figure in the Civil Rights Era. Fighting for equality for African Americans, she helped to ban lynching or the act of killing without legal trial.

Ida B. Wells

March 11, 2019

Linda Brown

Linda Brown

March 8, 2019

LEVIOSA NOT LEVIOSAR. Emma Watson, now 28, at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France to preview new films and documentaries from all around the world. The film festival was created in 1946 and will celebrate its 72nd festival in 2019. Watson’s film “The Bling Ring” was previewed at the 2013 festival. “Young girls are told you have to be the delicate princess. Hermione taught them that you can be the warrior,” Watson said.

Emma Watson

March 7, 2019

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