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What today’s entrepreneurs can learn from Eliza Lucas Pinckney, the 18th century innovator-entrepreneur

What Today’s Entrepreneurs can Learn from Eliza Lucas Pinckney, the 18th Century Innovator-Entrepreneur

“I have the business of 3 plantations to transact which requires much writing and more…

Rebecca Pennock Lukens: America’s first woman industrialist who fought all odds to become legend

Rebecca Pennock Lukens: America’s First Woman Industrialist Who Fought All Odds to Become Legend

“Rebecca Pennock Lukens was like George Washington at Valley Forge” — Gene DiOrio, historical advisor to…

Madam C. J. Walker the First American Self-Made Millionaire

Madam C. J. Walker the First American Self-Made Millionaire

According to the History Channel, Walker was inspired to create a company because she herself was facing a scalp disorder that was making her lose hair.

Clara Barton: A humanitarian soul with an iron personality

Clara Barton: A Humanitarian Soul With an Iron Personality

” I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our…

Rosa Louise Mccauley Parks: Remembering an International Icon

Rosa Louise Mccauley Parks: Remembering an International Icon

Rosa Parks, who was born Rosa Louide Mccauley Parks, was the symbol of the civil rights movement that started in the 1950s. When she refused to give up her seat, she started a movement, and her courage is relevant to this day.

The Life and Accomplishments of Mary Katherine Goddard

The Life and Accomplishments of Mary Katherine Goddard

Meet Mary Katherine Goddard, printer and postmaster to the Second Continental Congress in Baltimore.  Women…

Maya Angelou -- the colored woman whose words still heal a thousand years of social wounds

Maya Angelou — The Colored Woman Whose Words Still Heal a Thousand Years of Social Wounds

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,…

Elizabeth Elting: The woman who has braved all odds to break barriers

Elizabeth Elting: The woman who has braved all odds to break barriers

“Focus your efforts on building the best team, finding the right salespeople and hiring the…

Manal al-Sharif: Dare to Drive a Car

Manal al-Sharif: Dare to Drive a Car

“My face is my identity. No one will cover it. I’m proud of my face.…

Michelle Obama: The champion for women

‘I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values…