Remembering

Rita Henley Jensen

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1947-2017

Founder/Editor of Women’s eNews

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Mary Tyler Moore

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1936 – 2017

Inspired and impacted the world to view women as humans, gender irrelevant:)

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Gwen Iffil

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1955 – 2016

An American Peabody Award-winning journalist, television newscaster, and author.

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1952-2016

The winningest college basketball coach, female or male:)

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Olene Walker (1930-2015)

First and only female governor of Utah. My “GovernHers” column tells the greater story of only 36 female U.S. governors ever: http://aauw-il.aauw.net/files/2013/04/July13.pdf

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Louise Suggs (1923-2015)

One of thirteen women who founded the LPGA in 1950!

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Rev. Willie T. Barrow 1924-2015

Chicago’s Own Civil Rights Activist Extraordinaire!

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Jane Byrne 1933-2014

Chicago’s first and only female mayor and

first mayor to recognize the LBGT community!

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Stephanie Kwolek 1923-2014

Discovered Kevlar!

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Louise Brough Clapp 1923-2014

She had won 13 singles, doubles or mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon,

but they came before the Open era and its huge prize money!

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Muriel Siebert 1928-2013

First female to hold a seat on the NYSE!

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Gerda Lerner 1920-2013

Introduced women’s studies degree programs into college/university departments!

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Sally Ride 1951-2012

First woman astronaut into space!

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