Sex and Medicine

“Seeking to enter a field whose traditions and values are firmly masculine, women find themselves unwelcome, in an area in which all but the exceptional few are presumed incapable of surviving” (Pringle 69).

Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder

One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves. -Barbara Jordan In Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder, readers will discover Jordan’s love for politics and her desire to change the world through her practice of civil liberties and ethic policies.

Seriously…I’m Kidding

“I just want to use the platform I have in front of millions of people around the world everyday for good things. I want young girls to know that they should dream big and that if they put their minds to it they can accomplish anything.”-Ellen DeGeneres

Bossypants

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions. Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” – Tina Fey

The Help

“Write about what disturbs you, particularly if it bothers no one else” (Stockett)

I am Malala

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” -Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala

Pioneer Doctor: The Story of a Woman’s Work

“Mollie gradually came to the realization that if she was to practice her profession fully, she would have to take on the male-controlled medical world on her own.” -Mari Graña, Pioneer Doctor