Maybe personal success is most simply defined as learning to value your own unique gifts, taking pride in your own unique experience, and honoring the challenges which have shaped who you have become.
Books Solovic, Susan Wilson. The Girls’ Guide to Power and Success. Broadway, NY: Amacon, 2001. Websites Christensen, Martin K.I. “Guide to Women in Leadership.” World Wide Guide to Women in Leadership. Anne Vaernholt. Website and photographs. 17 February 2003. 23 March 2010. http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/ National Women’s History Museum. “Cyber Museum.” National Women’s History Museum (NWHM). Website and Photographs. 2007. NWHM. 23 March 2010. http://www.nwhm.org/exhibits/index.html
1952- HM Elizabeth II of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Her other Realms and Territories An American woman named Margaret Abbot born in 1878 in India, won the nine-hole golf tournament with a score of 47. She is now recognized as the first female American Olympian winner. NWHM Suffrage Exhibit Photo Nellie Bly was the penname of Elizabeth Cochrane, a pioneer for women in journalism. Born in May of 1864 or 1865 In 1889, Jane Addams and her friend, Ellen Gates Starr, founded Hull House, a settlement house, in a large home in Chicago. At the beginning, Hull House offered day care services, libraries, classes, and an employment bureau. Oprah Winfrey A late 19 th -century photograph of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (left) and Susan B. Anthony. Their intellectual and organizational partnership dominated the suffrage movement until their deaths in the early 1900s.