Inspirational Woman Of The Day: Lynx Honor Lutricia Vincent

Inspirational Woman Of The Day: Lynx Honor Lutricia Vincent

Women’s News: Woman who led Augusta charge ‘knew we could outlast them’

Women’s News: Woman who led Augusta charge ‘knew we could outlast them’

Women’s Health: A Day for the History Books on Women’s Health

Women’s Health: A Day for the History Books on Women’s Health

A Message From The Creator

A Message From The Creator

A Message From The Creator

Women’s Health: A Day for the History Books on Women’s Health

Debra L. Ness

President, National Partnership for Women & Families

There are some important dates for American women to remember and teach to our daughters:

  • 1848: The first women’s rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York, calling for equal treatment of women and men under the law
  • 1916: Jeannette Rankin is the first woman elected to Congress
  • 1920: The 19th amendment is ratified, affirming women’s right to vote
  • 1932: Hattie Wyatt Caraway is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate
  • 1968: Shirley Chisholm becomes the first African American woman elected to Congress
  • 1972: Title IX is approved, opening doors for women in athletics
  • 1973: The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Roe v. Wade, affirming women’s right to privacy
  • 1981: Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first woman to join the Supreme Court
  • 1984: Geraldine Ferraro becomes the first woman named to a national ticket
  • 1993: President Clinton makes the Family and Medical Leave Act the first bill he signs into law

Read Here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/debra-l-ness/a-day-for-the-history-boo_b_1726693.html?utm_hp_ref=womens-health

Women’s News: Woman who led Augusta charge ‘knew we could outlast them’

By Miranda Leitsinger, NBC News

The woman who led a protest starting in 2002 calling for the Augusta National Golf Club to admit female members on Monday welcomed the club’s decision to end its males-only policy, saying, “I knew we could outlast them.”

Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne announced Monday that it had invited Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first women members when the club begins its new season in October and that they had accepted.

Read Here: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/20/13377860-woman-who-led-augusta-charge-knew-we-could-outlast-them?lite

Inspirational Woman Of The Day: Lynx Honor Lutricia Vincent

Mark Remme
Lynx Editor/Writer

Lutricia Vincent is a survivor. Not only did she beat breast cancer a year ago, but she did it without needing to miss out on the things that mean a great deal to her—in particular, leading her sixth grade class at St. Paul Music Academy and attending Minnesota Lynx games as a season ticket member.

“I was able to maintain and not miss anything,” Vincent said. “I would say that the people who are doing the cancer research, keep it up, because I know that it works.”

On Sunday during the Lynx game against the Tulsa Shock, Vincent was honored in an on-court ceremony for her perseverance.

Read Here: http://www.wnba.com/lynx/news/inspiring_women_vincent_2012_08_20.html

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