Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Dilma Vana Rousseff

"When I was little I wanted to be a ballerina or a firefighter…I don’t know if it’s a new world, but the world is changing. For a girl even to ask about being president is a sign of progress."

President of Brazil (her comment in reference to a young girl asking early into the campaign,  “Can a woman be president?” to which Rousseff answered “She can.”) Source: Newsweek

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Julie Krone

"I want this to be a lesson to all kids everywhere. If the stable gate is closed, climb the fence."

first female jockey to win a Triple Crown and to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Tina Fey

“… I remember after the 11th thinking for sure [my parents] were going to say, 'Come home, come home.' Instead, my father gave me a speech about how important it was for me to be brave and stay in New York and keep working.That inspired me quite a bit.”

        actress, comedian, writer and producer

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Gaborey Sidibe

Oscar nominated actress