MARCH 8: TODAY’S INSPIRING WOMEN- INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 8 is International Women’s Day! Its origins trace back to protests in the U.S. and Europe to honor and fight for the political rights for working women.

LILIA ANN ABRON

Lilia Ann Abron, an entrepreneur and chemical engineer, was born today in 1945. She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in chemical engineering.

SELMA FRAIBERG

Selma Fraiberg was born today in 1915. She pursued groundbreaking studies of infant psychiatry and normal child development, and wrote The Magic Years, a classic translated into 10 languages. 


MONICA HELMS

Monica Helms, a transgender activist, author, and veteran of the United States Navy, was born today in 1951. She was also the creator of the Trans* Pride Flag.


For the entire article click https://todayinwomenshistory.org/march#/march-8/

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