Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Wilma Rudolph

"Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us."

Wilma Rudolph   Olympic Gold Medal-winning athlete

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Carol Burnett

"When I was growing up in Hollywood, I thought you had to look like Betty Grable or Tony Curtis to get anywhere in show business. But I never worried about my looks too much. Some people said I looked like Tony Curtis."

Carol Burnett   comedian, actress, singer, dancer, writer

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Melanne Verveer

"In the past… the United States regularly supported peace talks that left women out of negotiating rooms and treaty documents… As of this spring, with the release of a first-ever secretarial policy directive on gender, advancing the status of women and girls worldwide is officially a requirement in every U.S. diplomat's job description."
Melanne Verveer   US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues