One-third of Labelle.
She coined the term “Mississippi appendectomy” for the involuntary sterilization of black women (including herself) to reduce the population.
Our goal is to energize and inspire with this year’s program that showcases badass women smashing stereotypes and breaking barriers. –Susan Sullivan, Founder & Director.
A.K.A. First Lady of South Africa and Mother of the Nation.
First Chinese-American woman to fly for the U.S. military.
In 2016 the first Chinese pilot to fly solo around the world, 9th woman to do so.
Ph.D. from M.I.T.
Died from heart failure with no food found in her windpipe.
“Do you want to be an artist so the whole world would look at you, or do you want to be an artist because you want to use your ability to attract attention to have the world see itself through you differently.”