Life Born in Atchison, Kansas July 24, 1897 Went missing July 2, 1937 Declared legally dead January 5, 1939 She had 1 sister, (younger) Grace Muriel Earhart
Accomplishments First woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean June 17, 1928 20 hours 40 minutes First PERSON to fly from Hawaii to California January 11, 1935 First woman to fly solo across the North American continent and back August 1928
Public Image The media called her “Lucky Lindy”, “Lady Lindy” and “Queen of the Air.” Allowed her image to be used to promote products Luggage Lucky Strike Cigarettes Woman’s Clothing
Going Beyond the Standard Married to George Putnum on February 7, 1931 She kept her own name instead of going by Mrs. Putnum Ameilia never gave birth, had two step-sons Even though she was married, she still found time to follow her dream of being an aviator.
Sandra Day O’Connor graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Economics. She then transferred to Stanford Law where she earned her law degree. Sandra Day O’Connor graduated third in her class out of 102 students. William Rehnquist graduated first in the class and later became a Supreme Court Justice.
Even though Sandra Day O’Connor graduated third in her class her only job offer was to be a legal secretary!
Instead of accepting this job Sandra Day O’Connor accompanied her husband to Germany where she worked as a Civilian Attorney for the Quartermasters Corps.
Many firsts for women…
After returning home to the states, Sandra Day O’Connor found work as an assistant attorney general. After the resignation of a state senator, Sandra Day O’Connor filled the vacant seat become the FIRST woman majority leader.
Later, Sandra Day O’Connor ran for a judgeship on the Maricopa County Supreme Court.
In 1981, Ronald Regan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to be the 102nd Supreme Court Justice and FIRST woman. Sandra Day O’Connor remained committed to her conservative values and applied them to many of the decisions she made as a justice.
Jacqueline lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis White House restoration Fashion ion as a First Lady Descendant in the political eye: Maria Shriver and Edward Kennedy.
February 14, 1962 televisedWhite House restoration
Danica Patrick The Women Role Model Of the Day
Accomplishments Was the new Role Model for the Era Only women to have and still race in NASCAR since its creation in 1948 Won the Rookie of the year while racing F1 Finished 12th in F1 series, highest place by a female, 2005
Significance Her presence and her success in NASCAR a male dominated sport When all boundaries had been reached in every field, someone like Danica Patrick came along