Charlotte, NC, United States
My mom, Toshiko Ishikawa Hilliker, was a Hibakusha. At the tender age of 12, she lost her home, family, and friends in one day. She was too young to fully ...
New York, NY, United States
Lakshmi Shankar: The Inspiring Woman in the Movement that Brought Indian Music to the West By Kavita Das Among the most evocative sounds of the late 1960’s are the exotic strains of the ...
Ithaca, NY, United States
Constance Eberhardt Cook (1919-2009) was a woman ahead of her time. She was a graduate of Cornell law school in 1943, one of only a few female corporate lawyers in ...
Berkeley, CA, United States
Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama. During her time in the White House, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the White House lawn and championed healthy eating ...
Connecticut, United States
Iconic chef and teacher Jacques Pépin shares his Inspiring Woman - his mother. He also talks about the many women in his family who worked as chefs and ran restaurants.
Bethany, OK, United States
I'm trying to write my Mother's life story. She is 91 and has lived such an inspiring life. After retiring as a telephone operator she worked at Will Rogers Senior ...
Elkins Park, PA United States
Sharon Katz was born in Port Elizabeth, now known as Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. As a teenager she used to sneak into "Blacks Only" townships and began her life-long ...
I recommend you do a profile of artist/community activist/legend Clara Wainwright of Boston/Cambridge, MA. Here are links to stories on her: Visionaries: Creative Power Couple Bill And Clara Wainwright A Quiet Kind of ...
Dr. Barbara O. Taylor
Hobe Sound, Florida
Jill Kerr Conway is a noted historian, past president of Smith College (1975-1985), professor at MIT and an authority on the status of women, their histories (many "forgotten" women), and ...
Reston, VA, United States
My name is Alexander, I’m in 5th Grade, and this is my submission for Inspiring Woman. My school has a VERY GOOD art teacher named Suzy Scollon. She has taught ...
Chicago, IL, United States
Officer Goree is an ordinary officer. She started a father daughter dance with the police department. The purpose was to bridge the gap with girls and the fathers . If ...
New York, NY, United States
Singer, songwriter and author Rosanne Cash shares how her grandmothers endurance and optimism inspires her to this day. #InspiringWomanPBS
Philadelphia, PA, United States
As a Pennsylvania boxing Hall of Famer, Jacquelyn Frazier-Lyde is known for her “No Excuses; Get the Job Done” attitude. A mantra coined by her father, Joe Frazier, that created ...
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
My hero is my beautiful daughter, Victoria A. Cain. Victoria became a mother for the first time at age 18 after she had dropped out of high school and received ...
Decatur, GA, United States
"Buckhead Businesses Unite to Reward Nonprofit Owner Neighbor Staff - Feb 13, 2017" Thank you for allowing us to share someone that is special to me and to the community. In ...