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Women and Adversity Blog: 2021

January 14, 2021

Along with all the people in countries around the world, U.S. residents are happy to leave 2020 behind and look forward to a prosperous, healthy 2021. What will my blog contain in 2021? Much of what I’ve been proclaiming since I started writing Women and Adversity in January 2014. I’m going to highlight women I feature in my 2020 ebooks: Honoring 23 Black Women, Recognizing 23 Notable Mothers, and Saluting 23 Faithful Suffragists. Some are historical figures while others are living th ...

Women and Adversity: Clara Barton Founder of...

December 24, 2020

Clarissa “Clara” Barton was born on December 25, 1821, 199 years ago in Oxford, Massachusetts, the youngest of six children. She was a shy girl, and on the recommendation of phrenologist ...

Women and Adversity: Wilhelmina Dowsett Found...

December 10, 2020

The daughter of a native Hawaiʻian mother of royal descent and a German immigrant father who was a coffee planter, Wilhelmina Kekelaokalaninui Widemann Dowsett campaigned for the rights of th ...

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