The woman who has inspired me is my mother. She to was raped, as a teenager she chose to have the (baby) me. My mother took comfort in the ...
Viola Mary Broussard, my Mama taught me a sense of community. She tokd me stories.Stories of courage, pain, injustice, victory and love. These stories propelled my life into areas I ...
san francisco, ca
Ruth was a beautiful artist, mother of six children, wife and teacher. She inspired so many children in SF. A school was named for her. She made ...
Lou Gossett shares a story about an inspiring woman in his life: his great grandmother.
Hockley, TX, United States
Laura Friend, inspires me and others everyday since the death of her 12 year old daughter Sarah in July 2004. Laura has made enormous strides to prevent sudden cardiac death ...
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, United States
The following attached link and article describe the amazing work of Anne Ciavaglia McMahon which clearly demonstrates why she is a candidate for the nomination of PBS Inspiring Woman. http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Our-New-Journey-Group-Gives-Help-and-Hope-to-Families-Impacted-by-Sudden-Onset-Illness-Our-Disability_New-York-292227321.html Strictly speaking, ...
Makawao, HI, United States
I cannot pick one category for this remarkable woman - Schar Freeman. She is an artist, an activist and hula practitioner. She has such a force of activism. She has ...
San Antonio, TX, United States
Anusheh Ansari was born an Iranian Muslim in 1966. A Persian & French speaker, in 1984, she emigrated to the USA & learned English. She is an Iranian-American engineer & ...
My Granny Kirk (1892-1991) Inspires me every day remembering her joy, grace and eternal curiosity in life. My cousin's memorial letter is a testament to her spirit.
Portland, OR, United States
My grandmother is the little girl with the necklace. Her family came to Dallas County Texas in 1844. She grew-up to be a versatile musician. She could play the piano ...
Rev Sharon Risher
My mother, Ethel Lance was killed in a church because of racial hate in Charleston, SC in Emanuel AME Church On June 17, 2015. Her life and death has strengthen me ...
Lancaster, PA, United States
The two women who inspire most are my grandmother and my mom. My maternal grandmother came from Italy when she was just 5 years old and could only speak Italian. ...
Ruben Santiago-Hudson took a moment to record a story for American Masters' #InspiringWomanPBS campaign. Learn about Rachel Crosby, the woman behind the character Nanny in "Lackawanna Blues."
Madison, WI, United States
South African Artist, Babalwa Mhlauli, expresses heartfelt emotions regarding her country, its leaders and troubled times, to provide a beacon of hope for the children she cares so deeply about. ...
Odessa, TX, United States
My mother, Alejandra Bautista Trejo, was a woman who surpassed expectations imposed by a patriarchal society. She left her small town in rural Mexico to work in the nation's capital. A ...