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    • WS 101 Final Presentation
      Presentation Group:
      Steven Barcelos
      Sarah Cartier
      Kelli DeBellis
      Kamran Husain
      David Reitz
    • Our Women
      Elizabeth Blackwell
      Frances E W Harper
      Eleanor Roosevelt
      Yoko Ono
      Zsuzsanna Budapest
      Leslie Feinberg
    • These women are very different. They are from different time periods, with different goals, and different ways to reach those goals.
      They all, however, have broken tradition to bring about large scale change to their communities at large within the United States as well as other countries.
    • Elizabeth Blackwell
    • Elizabeth Blackwell
      Became first female doctor in America
      Told repeatedly that this notion of hers was outrageous, impossible and highly expensive.
      Applied to med school and was rejected from all 29 medical schools that she applied to.
    • Accepted to Geneva Medical College in western New York in 1847
      Graduated two years later in 1849 as a physician
      Pioneered the advances in preventive medicine and advancement of antisepsis and hygiene
      Helped establish women in medicine as doctors
    • Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
    • Frances E W Harper 1825-1911
      Poet & Author
      Former Vice President of National Association of Colored Women
      Mother & Widow
    • What barriers and tradition did Frances break as an African American woman?
      Women’s Rights: The Women’s Right Convention
      14th & 15th Amendment: Granting the right to vote and citizenship
      Maine Anti-Slavery Society: Harper often traveled
      Civil Rights: For all including African American women
      She worked within her community: Bettering her environment
    • From the poem “Bury Me in Free Land”
      “I ask no monument, proud and high, To arrest the gaze of passers-by; All that my yearning spirit craves, Is bury me not in a land of slaves.”
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
      Born in October of 1884
      Was the first lady from 1933 to 1945
      “Where, after all, do human rights begin?”
    • Supported her husband in the New Deal policies
      Was an advocate for civil and social rights
      Her public admonishment during the beginning of WWII
      She supported the formation of the United Nations
    • First Lady
      Chosen chair for the Declaration of Human Rights
      President and chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights
      The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women
    • Yoko Ono
    • Yoko Ono
      Born in 1933 (Japan)
      Moved to America in 1947
      Main Residents: Japan, New York, London, and New York
    • career
    • Politics
      Political Activist
    • Zsuzsanna “Z” Budapest
    • Zsuzsanna “Z” Budapest
      Created Dianic Wicca in 1971
      Founded the “Susan B. Anthony Coven Number One”
      Born in Budapest, Hungary
      Became a refugee of the Hungarian Revolution
      Moved to Chicago in 1956 to study languages
    • What is Wicca?
      Pantheistic religion based on the celebration of the seasons.
      Witchcraft is used like prayer
      “Feminist Spirituality” worships a Goddess and no God.
      Dianic Wicca is the only feminist spirituality religion.
    • This movement has since spread all over the globe.
      Intends to shake the foundations of Patriarchy
      Believes the only religious figure that can work for a globalized world is nature herself, mother Earth.
    • Leslie Feinberg
    • Leslie Feinberg
      Breaks tradition by
      Ze is a transgender individual
      Trans- Latin for “across” or “beyond”
      Gender- sexual identity, especially in relation to society or culture
      Feels more comfortable living a “masculine” lifestyle
      Doesn’t clearly identify with either gender
    • Experienced hatred directed towards hir as a young butch lesbian
      Experiences led hir to question gender conformity
    • Worked to allow more freedom of gender expression
      Written books and articles that have been read worldwide
      Inspires people to become activists
      Works to free women of oppression
      Asserts that women and men should act as individuals
    • The End
      Thank You