Helena Rubinstein

Helena Rubinstein (1870 - 1965) Polish-American entrepreneur and philanthropist Quote: "Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” Biography...

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (1931-2019) Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American novelist Quote: "Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could...

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman (1892-1926) First African-American woman to hold a pilot license. Quote: "If I can create the minimum of my plans and...

Anne Frank

Anne Frank  (1929-1945) Author of "Diary of a Young Girl" Quote: "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment...

Sacagawea

Sacagawea  (1788-1812) Lemhi Shoshone woman who helped guide the Lewis and Clark Expedition in exploring the Louisiana Territory Quote: "Amazing the things...

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) First woman to receive a medical degree in the United States Quote: "If society will not admit of a...

Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson (1927-2003) First African-American woman tennis player to win all the major world singles titles. Quote: "If I made it, it's...

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) American abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Quote: "Never give up, for that is just the place...

Mercedes de Acosta

Mercedes de Acosta (1893-1968) LGBTQ+ poet, playwright, and novelist. Quote: "Nothing that is beautiful is easy, but everything is possible." Biography source:...

Edythe Eyde

Edythe Eyde (1921-2015) LGBTQ+ Editor, Author, and Songwriter. Quote: "Don’t frown ‘cause your world’s upside down. Why should you be thought a...