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Edra Mbatha - started a safe house for children in Kenya to protect them from predators while parents were working, and from there created a great school for the children.

The AWOD for this Sunday March 4 is EDRA MBATHA of Nairobi, Kenya, who has dreamed up an innovative way to protect children from widespr.

Inspiring

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.  Rebecca West (1882-1983)

Rebecca West, the forgotten Vorticist

"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.' Rebecca West, doormat here!

Mother Theresa @ age 18.

Rare photo of young Mother Teresa. We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a photo of her younger years. Mother Teresa at the age of

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

suffragette drawing - Google Search

The "Allender Girl" was young, slender, and energetic -- a capable woman with an intense commitment to the cause.

Rosalia Lombardo. Palermo, cimitero dei Cappuccini. (sicilly-mummy) want to go see this

Rosalia Lombardo. Palermo, cimitero dei Cappuccini. (sicilly-mummy) want to go see this

Most Decorated Woman in US Military – (1907 to 2002) – Col. Ruby Bradley of the Army Nurse Corps was the most highly decorated army nurse, receiving 34 medals and citations of bravery for her military service during the Japanese and Korean War, on World War II. Her awards included Legion of Merit Medals, Bronze Stars, Presidential Emblems, WWII Victory Medal, U.N. Service Medal, and Florence Nightingale Medal.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.

Betty White was among the first women to producer her own national television show. Her career in TV dates back to 1949.  Photo Credit: Library of Congress

Funny Ladies

Betty White was among the first women to producer her own national television show. Her career in TV dates back to Photo Credit: Library of Congress

Everywhere that Sarah Josepha Hale went, success was sure to go

Five Fascinating Details About the Media Mogul Who May Have Written “Mary Had a Little Lamb”

Sarah Josepha Hale (Godey's Ladies Book) took responsibility for openly promoting women writers. Prior to this women had to use initials or male pseudonyms or they had the published in an unsigned column. Hale boldly printed the names of women authors

Golda Mier Prime Minister of Isreal. An amazing and courageous woman...said once to be the "only man in the cabinet."

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Golda Meir Once called "the only man in the Cabinet," Golda Meir (born in Milwaukee, WI) was a formidable figure in Israeli politics. Tall, blunt and determined, she fervently devoted her life to the service of the Jewish state she helped found.

Imagine

Navy Nurses Margaret Nash and Bertha Evans enjoy a chocolate shortly after liberation, (U. Navy Bureau of Medicine, Office of Medical History)

( MCT photo / September 11, 2012 )     WWII Veteran Beatrice Cohen, who is the United States' oldest living female veteran at age 103, salutes the U.S. flag during a ceremony for the Grand Park's "Community Terrace" in downtown Los Angeles, California. The event marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Saluting

( MCT photo / September 11, 2012 ) WWII Veteran Beatrice Cohen, who is the United States' oldest living female veteran at age 103, salutes the U.S. flag during a ceremony for the Grand Park's "Community Terrace" in downtown Los Angeles, California. The event marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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