Archive for June, 2023

Women and Adversity: Anya Williams Interim Governor of Turks and Caicos

June 8, 2023

My husband and I recently returned from a Caribbean cruise where one of the ports was Grand Turk Island, a place we had never visited. The guide on our around-the-island tour mentioned several ...

Women and Adversity: May, The Month for Mothers, Kathy Headlee Miner, Founder, Mothers Without Borders

May 25, 2023

Women and Adversity: Kathy Headlee Miner Founder, Mothers Without Borders Kathy Headlee Miner remembers a woman in Mumbai, India, infected with the HIV virus asking her, “Who will care for my c ...

Women and Adversity: Donna Everhart, Novelist

April 27, 2023

Women and Adversity: Donna Everhart Novelist Pelican Bookstore in Sunset Beach, North Carolina arranged for novelist Donna Everhart to appear recently at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach. ...

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month, Marie Benedict, Writer of Historical Fiction

March 23, 2023

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month Marie Benedict Writer of Historical Fiction As I said in my post about Pam Jenoff, I can’t let Women’s History Month pass without featur ...

Women and Adversity: Katerina Sakellaropoulou President of Greece

February 9, 2023

Women and Adversity: Katerina Sakellaropoulou President of Greece We in America don’t pay much attention to women politicians around the world. Even when a country elects “the first woman” ...

Women and Adversity Blog: 2023

January 12, 2023

 I began writing Women and Adversity in 2014 to promote women writers and praise their achievements. I believed their words would be inspirational for those aiming to get their stories and books ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Tsai Ing-wen President of Taiwan

December 8, 2022

  Women and Adversity:  21st Century Women Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen (pronounced Sigh⸍ Ing-when⸍) was elected president of Taiwan in January 2016 and reelected ...

Women and Adversity: Victoire Tomegah Dogbé

October 13, 2022

Women and Adversity:  21st Century Women Victoire Tomegah Dogbé Prime Minister of Togo The more I read about women in power worldwide, I realize that many are appointed. After the appointment, ...

Women and Adversity: Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, President of Barbados

August 25, 2022

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women    Dame Sandra Prunella Mason President of Barbados I have been to Barbados and remember passing the stark white State House where the president of the ...

Women and Adversity: Matilda Joselyn Gage, Suffragist

August 11, 2022

Women and Adversity: Matilda Joslyn Gage Suffragist I was a guest blogger on The Lazy Historian, a blog by historical fiction writer Jillianne Hamilton. ( Jill is a his ...


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