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Inspiring Woman

Join us in celebrating the powerful, creative and innovative women in our lives. Inspiring Woman is a year-long online campaign based on themes central to the lives of Lorraine Hansberry and Maya Angelou; artistic expression, academic success, active community engagement and acceptance of difference. The Inspiring Woman campaign is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.


Lorraine Hansberry:

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Maya Angelou:

And Still I Rise

Tell Us About a Woman Who Inspires You

It could be your mother, a friend or a teacher. Have they expressed themselves artistically? Worked to better their community? Achieved academic success? Empowered others and embraced diversity? Share their stories here.

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