Women of Wisdom: Talks with Women Who Shaped our Times contains the rich oral histories of forty-two pioneering women from the 1920s to the 1980s in the arts and sciences, athletics and law, mathematics and politics. They share how they found their passions, overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Surprisingly these women’s backgrounds are no different than yours or mine.
The combined stories provide an historic perspective of the women’s movement in the 20th century. These stories will captivate, educate, and inspire you.
JULIA CHILD EBOOK
Julia Child, whose love of French culture and cuisine brought a renewed appreciation for the culinary arts in America.
GLORIA STEINEM EBOOK
Gloria Steinem, whose dedication to feminism and other movements for social justice continues to improve life for millions of people worldwide.
BETTY FRIEDAN EBOOK
Betty Friedan, who fueled the women’s liberation movement that continues to work toward equal rights for women around the globe.
BILLIE JEAN KING EBOOK
Billie Jean King, who created opportunities for women on the tennis court and in the workplace, and who continues today to champion social change and equality around the world.
LOUISE NEVELSON EBOOK
Louise Nevelson, whose work and vision elevated sculpture to its current place of prominence in the arts.
DIANA VREELAND EBOOK
AGNES DE MILLE EBOOK
Agnes de Mille, who wove storytelling with choreography to usher musical theater into its golden age, and brought renewed respect for and creativity to the field of dance.
BELLA ABZUG EBOOK
Bella Abzug, an outspoken crusader for peace and human rights who heralded in an era of social change.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG EBOOK
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who continues to contribute to civil and women’s rights as a U.S. Supreme Court justice.
WOMEN OF WISDOMSET OF EBOOKS