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WOMEN AND ADVERSITY: BREAK DOWN THE BARRIERS

June 14, 2018

I featured Rula Jebreal and her background on this blog in August 2016 (link: https://wp.me/p4szxH-yQ) after reading her semi-autobiographical novel Miral ...

Women and Adversity: Dena and Rebecca Lindgren Fictional sisters in Outside the Limelight, Book 2 in the Ballet Theatre Chronicles series By Terez Mertes Rose

April 12, 2018

Somehow this book got into my Kindle, and I couldn’t ignore it. Tutu, plié and barre are about the only ballet terms I knew until I read Outside the Limelight, but this novel’s message ...

Women and Adversity: Jane Stanford Co-founder, Stanford University

February 22, 2018

Jane Lathrop Stanford experienced heartbreak and tragedy during her lifetime and had a tragic death. Born Jane Elizabeth Lathrop in 1828 in Albany, NY, she received an education, part of whic ...

Women and Adversity: Edith Wharton, First Women Awarded Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

August 10, 2017

  August 11 marks the 80th anniversary of Edith Wharton’s death. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1921 for “The Age of Innocence,” the first woman ever to earn that award. ...

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