Category: feminism

Dawn Engle (b. 1957) is the executive director…

Dawn Engle (b. 1957) is the executive director and co-founder of the PeaceJam Foundation. This brings together Nobel Peace Prize laureates in order to teach the art of peace to youth around the world.

Even though she has not won a Nobel herself, she has been nominated seventeen times. Since its founding in 1996, more than one million people around the world have participated in the PeaceJam educational programme.

Loretta Lynch (b. 1959) served as the Attorney…

Loretta Lynch (b. 1959) served as the Attorney General of the United States from 2015 to 2017. She was the first African-American woman appointed to the position.

She graduated from Harvard Law School and was first US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. She investigated numerous high-profile crimes and corruption cases during her time in office.

Cher (b. 1946) is an American singer described…

Cher (b. 1946) is an American singer described as “The Goddess of Pop”. She is best known for her unique contralto voice and hits such as “Believe” and “I Got You Babe”.

She is one of the most successful musicians of all time, and currently the only artist to have a no. 1 single on a Billboard chart for every decade from 1960 to 2010. Among her many awards are an Oscar, an Emmy and 3 Golden Globes.

Ruth Ella Moore (1903-1994) was the first Afri…

Ruth Ella Moore (1903-1994) was the first African-American woman to obtain a PhD in natural sciences. She achieved this in 1993, with a PhD in Bacteriology.

After graduating from Ohio State University, she started teaching bacteriology at Howard University College of Medicine. Her research focused on gut microbiology, the immunology of dental caries, and the blood types of African-Americans.

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