Inspiring, Embracing, Leading:  A Century of Celebrating Women
Activism
Elizabeth Bagshaw  | 1882-1982 Medical director of the first birth control clinic in Canada
Elizabeth May  | 1954 - Politician Lawyer  Environmental Activist Writer
Betty Friedan | 1921 - 2006 Author Feminist Activist
Simone de Beauvoir | 1908 - 1986 Philosopher Public Intellectual   Social Theorist
Naomi Wolf | 1962 -  Author of “The Beauty Myth” Political Consultant  Spokesperson for Third Wave Feminism
Government
 
Angola  1975 Bangladesh 1972 Belgium 1919 Canada  1917 China  1949 Egypt 1956 France 1944 India 1950 Iceland 1915 Malaysia...
1977 Canadian law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or marital status. 1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes the first...
Angela Merkel | 1954 -  Chancellor of Germany Physical Chemist  European Council
Diana, Princess of Wales | 1961 - 1997  Activist for anti-personnel landmines AIDS activist  Rebel
Hillary Rodham Clinton | 1947 - Secretary of State  Senator   First Lady  Candidate for Democratic Presidential Nomination...
Business
Indra Nooyi | 1955 -  CEO of PepsiCo Honourary Co-Chair of World Justice Project
Ursula Burns | 1958 -  CEO of Xerox First  African-American woman to head Fortune 500 company
Laura Formusa   CEO of Hydro One Founded Women of Energy group to advance women’s issues
Science
Marie Curie  | 1867 - 1934 Chemist Physicist  Nobel Prize winner
Roberta Bondar | 1945 -  Canada’s first female astronaut  Educator   Neurologist
Margaret Mead | 1901 - 1978  Anthropologist Writer  Speaker
Sport
The Edmonton Grads | 1915 - 1940 Women’s Basketball  Dedication Determination
Silken Laumann | 1964 -  Olympian Child Advocate Author
Joannie Rochette | 1986 -  Olympian
The Arts
Julia Child | 1912 - 2004 Chef Author
Mia Farrow | 1945 -  Actress   Humanitarian Singer
Edith Piaf | 1915 - 1963 Singer Songwriter Actress
J.K. Rowling | 1965- Novelist
Oprah Winfrey | 1954- Talk Show Host  Media Proprietor  Actress  Philanthropist  First African American Woman to become a ...
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel |  1883-1971 Fashion Designer
Katherine Hepburn |  1907-2003 Actress
Toni Morrison |  1931 - Nobel & Pulitzer Prize Winner  Author   Editor     Professor
Anne of Green Gables Adventurer Dreamer
Billie Holiday |  1915-1959 Singer Songwriter
Sarah Polley |  1979- Actress Singer  Film Director   Screenwriter Political Activist
Emily Carr | 1871 - 1945  Painter Writer
Ellen DeGeneres |  1958 -  Stand up Comedian Talk Show Host   Actress LBGT Spokesperson
Nancy Drew   Mystery Solver Inspiration for young girls everywhere
Being a  Canadian woman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 3. Inspiring, Embracing, Leading: A Century of Celebrating Women
  2. 4. Activism
  3. 5. Elizabeth Bagshaw | 1882-1982 Medical director of the first birth control clinic in Canada
  4. 6. Elizabeth May | 1954 - Politician Lawyer Environmental Activist Writer
  5. 7. Betty Friedan | 1921 - 2006 Author Feminist Activist
  6. 8. Simone de Beauvoir | 1908 - 1986 Philosopher Public Intellectual Social Theorist
  7. 9. Naomi Wolf | 1962 - Author of “The Beauty Myth” Political Consultant Spokesperson for Third Wave Feminism
  8. 10. Government
  9. 12. Angola 1975 Bangladesh 1972 Belgium 1919 Canada 1917 China 1949 Egypt 1956 France 1944 India 1950 Iceland 1915 Malaysia 1957 Mexico 1947 New Zealand 1893 Russia 1918 South Africa 1930 Sweden 1861 Thailand 1932 Ukraine 1919 United States 1920 Yemen 1967
  10. 13. 1977 Canadian law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or marital status. 1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain. 1988 Benazir Bhutto becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan. She is the first woman leader of a Muslim country in the modern world. 1989 Canadian women gain access to all combat posts in the military (except Submarine duty). 1973 The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Roe vs. Wade that a woman has a constitutional right to abortion.
  11. 14. Angela Merkel | 1954 - Chancellor of Germany Physical Chemist European Council
  12. 15. Diana, Princess of Wales | 1961 - 1997 Activist for anti-personnel landmines AIDS activist Rebel
  13. 16. Hillary Rodham Clinton | 1947 - Secretary of State Senator First Lady Candidate for Democratic Presidential Nomination Advocate for Health, Women & Children Lawyer Scandal Survivor
  14. 17. Business
  15. 18. Indra Nooyi | 1955 - CEO of PepsiCo Honourary Co-Chair of World Justice Project
  16. 19. Ursula Burns | 1958 - CEO of Xerox First African-American woman to head Fortune 500 company
  17. 20. Laura Formusa CEO of Hydro One Founded Women of Energy group to advance women’s issues
  18. 21. Science
  19. 22. Marie Curie | 1867 - 1934 Chemist Physicist Nobel Prize winner
  20. 23. Roberta Bondar | 1945 - Canada’s first female astronaut Educator Neurologist
  21. 24. Margaret Mead | 1901 - 1978 Anthropologist Writer Speaker
  22. 25. Sport
  23. 26. The Edmonton Grads | 1915 - 1940 Women’s Basketball Dedication Determination
  24. 27. Silken Laumann | 1964 - Olympian Child Advocate Author
  25. 28. Joannie Rochette | 1986 - Olympian
  26. 29. The Arts
  27. 30. Julia Child | 1912 - 2004 Chef Author
  28. 31. Mia Farrow | 1945 - Actress Humanitarian Singer
  29. 32. Edith Piaf | 1915 - 1963 Singer Songwriter Actress
  30. 33. J.K. Rowling | 1965- Novelist
  31. 34. Oprah Winfrey | 1954- Talk Show Host Media Proprietor Actress Philanthropist First African American Woman to become a billionaire
  32. 35. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel | 1883-1971 Fashion Designer
  33. 36. Katherine Hepburn | 1907-2003 Actress
  34. 37. Toni Morrison | 1931 - Nobel & Pulitzer Prize Winner Author Editor Professor
  35. 38. Anne of Green Gables Adventurer Dreamer
  36. 39. Billie Holiday | 1915-1959 Singer Songwriter
  37. 40. Sarah Polley | 1979- Actress Singer Film Director Screenwriter Political Activist
  38. 41. Emily Carr | 1871 - 1945 Painter Writer
  39. 42. Ellen DeGeneres | 1958 - Stand up Comedian Talk Show Host Actress LBGT Spokesperson
  40. 43. Nancy Drew Mystery Solver Inspiration for young girls everywhere
  41. 44. Being a Canadian woman

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