Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Week 12: Rosa Parks

In honor of National Women's History Month:

“The more we gave in, the more we complied with that kind of treatment, the more oppressive it became.”

—Rosa Parks
Mother of the
Modern-Day Civil
Rights Movement,
named one of the 20
most influential and
iconic figures of the
20th century

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Week 11: Grace Murray Hopper

In honor of National Women's History Month:

“I believe in having an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.”

—Grace Murray Hopper
Naval Rear Admiral, recipient of distinguished medals, pioneered standards and philosophy behind
computer languages
such as COBOL and is
credited with the term
“debugging” after a
computer malfunction
involving a moth.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Week 10: Billie Jean King

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozy, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.”

—Billie Jean King
Visionary, Innovator,
Champion and
“Mother of Modern

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Week Nine: Martha Beck

“You were born for this wilderness, and you have the instruments to negotiate it safely.”

—Martha Beck
Ph.D., Writer
& Life Coach