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Women and Adversity: Ada Harris Inventor of t...

February 22, 2024

Women and Adversity: Ada Harris Inventor of the Hair Straightener  At least 30 women were deprived of glory when men either stole their ideas or were given credit for what women discovered. Since this is Black History Month, I’m featuring Ada Harris, who invented the hair straightener. On her patent application in November 1893, she wrote that her invention straightened hair and would be of help to “colored people.” A picture of the two-part instrument looks like one side is a la ...

Women and Adversity: Mary Hemphill, Ph.D., Ed...

February 8, 2024

Women and Adversity: Mary Hemphill, Ph.D. Educator, Leadership Coach  I heard Dr. Mary Hemphill speak at the Brunswick County, North Carolina, Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Impact Brunch ...

Women and Adversity: My Interview for writers...

January 28, 2024

Women and Adversity: My Interview for writersonthemove.com I was honored to be featured in writersonthemove.com by Suzanne Lieurance, author of 40 books and a writing coach. The complete interview ...

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