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Women Activists, Changemakers and Groundbreakers


Elizabeth Warren Nevertheless, She Persisted is a biography of Elizabeth Warren, the first female senator from Massachusetts. As a lawyer and politician Elizabeth works to help people to improve their lives. This page includes biographies of several female activists who have done the same. They have contributed their skills and experience to politics, medicine, education, health care and more.

"Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience."

~National Women's History Project


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Sharking Things UpShe PersistedMiss Moore Thought OtherwiseA Lady Has the FloorHillary Rodham Clinton Some Girls Are Born to LeadI DissentMalala Activist for Girls' EducationGloria's VoiceShe Stood for FreedomTurning PagesWalking Through the City with JaneClara and DavieBrave GirlClaudette ColvinCoretta ScottEleanor Quiet No MoreElizabeth Leads the WayForbidden SchoolhouseGirl From the Tar Paper SchoolI Could Do ThatIda M TarbellSusan B AnthonyLibrarian of BasraMary Walker Wears PantsMy Name is GabrielaPaiute PrincessSeparate Is Never EqualSide By Side

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