who are some inspirational women?

directed for teenage girls.

nothong to do with fashion or any crud like that. but women who teach people to not care what other people say and to make yourself happy and stay positive about life. stuff like that.

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  • 8 years ago
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    I do not understand what criteria to use when you say "directed for teenage girls" ... "nothing to do with fashion or crud like that." Thus I have listed 9 extraordinary women who are still alive; who have served as role models, but are not celebrities; whose appearance and/or fashion style had nothing to do with their success; and who have remained positive in outlook and served as role models.

    ___MAYA LIN: Educator, Architect, Sculptor; b. Athens, Ohio, October 05, 1959 -- Maya Lin is an American architect and sculptor, best known for her design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

    http://www.biography.com/people/maya-lin-37259

    ___SANDRA DAY O'CONNER: Attorney, Judge; b. El Paso, Texas, March 26, 1930 -- Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    http://www.biography.com/people/sandra-day-oconnor...

    ___MICHELLE OBAMA: Attorney; Firsy Lady of the United States; b. January 17, 1964, Chicago, Illinois -

    Michelle Obama is a lawyer, Chicago city administrator and community outreach worker, as well as the wife of U.S. President Barack Obama and the 44th first lady.

    http://www.biography.com/people/michelle-obama-307...

    ___MIA HAMM: Soccer Player, Founder of Foundation Dedicated to Bone Marrow Research; b. March 17, 1972, Selma, Alabama -- Mia Hamm played soccer with the United States women's national soccer team for 17 years. At age 19, she was the youngest teammember in history to win the World Cup. Five years later, Hamm and her teammates secured the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Athens, Georgia. They returned to win gold again in 2004. She was elected Soccer USA's female athlete of the year five years in a row (1994-1998), MVP of the Women's Cup in 1995 and the winner of three ESPY awards, including Soccer Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. In 1999, she founded the Mia Hamm Foundation, which is dedicated to bone marrow research after her brother, Garrett, died of the disease shortly after the 1996 Olympics.

    http://www.biography.com/people/mia-hamm-16472547

    ___J.K. ROWLING: Author; b. Yate, England, July 31, 1965 -- J.K. Rowling is best known as the author of the Harry Potter children's book series, as well as 2012's "The Casual Vacancy."

    http://www.biography.com/people/jk-rowling-40998

    ___JANE GOODALL: Animal Rights Activist, Scientist; b. London England, April 3, 1934 -- Jane Goodall created one of the most trailblazing studies of primates in modern times when she dwelled with Tanzanian chimps to observe their behavior.

    http://www.biography.com/people/jane-goodall-95423...

    ___DOLORES HUERTA: Children's Activist, Civil Rights Activist, b. April 19, 1930, Dawson, New Mexico -- Dolores Huerta is an activist and labor leader who, with Cesar Chavez, co-founded what become the United Farm Workers.

    http://www.biography.com/people/dolores-huerta-188...

    ___REBECCA LOBO: Basketball Payer; b. October 6, 1973, Southwick, Massachusetts -- Rebecca Lobo is best known as a forward and center in basketball who, in 1995, led University of Connecticut women's basketball team to a 35-0 record and the NCAA championship. Although plaqued by injuries, she played in the Women's National Basketball Association for the New York Liberty (1997-2001), the Houston Comets (2002), and the Connecticut Sun (2003).

    http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/rebeccalob...

    ___CATHERINE COOK: Entrepreneur; b. 1989, USA -- Catherine Cook is a successful entrepreneur. At age 21, she founded MyYearbook.com with her brother David Cook 22. She is Vice President of Brand Strategy of MeetMe, Inc. She is co-founder of Insider Guides, Inc. (also known as myYearbook).

    http://www.entrepreneuralf.com/business-leaders/bi...

    Good luck!

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  • 8 years ago

    Mother Theresa, Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth, Betty White, Taylor Swift.

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  • 8 years ago

    You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience

    in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

    You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

    - Eleanor Roosevelt [wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt]

    If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,

    if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,

    so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.

    If, in short, I am an optimist,

    my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.

    - Helen Keller

    ...

    Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind

    to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist

    for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

    I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.

    - Anne Frank

    Anne Frank (1929- 1945) was a Jewish girl who was caught up in the Second World War. From 1942 until 1944 she was in hiding in Amsterdam. During that time she wrote in a diary that was found and published after her death. In 1944, she was captured by the Nazis and taken to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she died of typhus seven months later.

    The most effective way to do it, is to do it.

    - Amelia Earhart [aviation pioneer]

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  • 8 years ago

    You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

    Maya Angelou

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