03 mar 23 | women.born.today

Sarah Elizabeth Doyle (23 mar 1830 – 21 dec 1922 | Providence RI – Providence RI) educator, feminist, women’s education activist, co-founded Rhode Island School of Design, funded Brown University’s Pembroke Hall (later became Pembroke College)

Josephine Lazarus (23 mar 1846 – 03 feb 1910 | New York NY – Manhattan NY) book critic, essayist, Zionist, lecturer, biographer, transcendentalist, Emma Lazarus’ sister

Fannie Merritt Farmer (23 mar 1857 – 15 jan 1915 | Medford MA – Boston MA) school principal, culinary expert, cookbook author

Caroline Dale Parke Snedeker (23 mar 1871 – 22 jan 1956 | New Harmony IN – Bay St Louis MS) young-adult novelist

Margaret Petherbridge Farrar (23 mar 1897 – 11 jun 1984 | Brooklyn NY – Manhattan NY) journalist, crossword rules / design innovator, crossword puzzle book author, first crossword puzzle editor for the NY Times

Ilse Bing Wolff (23 mar 1899 – 10 mar 1998 | Frankfurt, Germany – Manhattan NY) German-American, poet, etcher, collage artist, avant-garde photographer, commercial photojournalist, photo negative solarisation process inventor, aka Queen of the Leica

Bette Nesmith Graham (23 mar 1924 – 12 may 1980 | Dallas TX – Richardson TX) mother, inventor, Liquid Paper creator, commercial artist, Christian Scientist

Joan Arend Kickbush (23 mar 1926 – 16 jun 2006 | Milwaukee WI – Delafield WI) painter, sculptor, illustrator, children’s book author

Jean E. Sammet (23 mar 1928 – New York NY) author, computer scientist / historian, developed FORMAC programming language, first female president of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)

Helen Enid Hammerman Long (23 mar 1930 – 27 jan 2002 | Chicago IL – Chicago IL) civil servant, humanitarian, social / cultural activist, US / world health care advocate

Phyllis Lorberblatt Kahn (23 mar 1937 – Brooklyn NY) state politician, former biophysics professor, women / human rights activist

Judith D. Sally (23 mar 1937 – Chicago IL) author, professor, mathematical researcher, mathematics education advocate

Judith May [Judy] Newton (23 mar 1939 – 12 mar 2011 | Sebastopol CA – Scotts Valley CA) author, songwriter, Methodist foreign missionary, university professor in Japan

Hope Clarke (23 mar 1941 – Washington DC) dancer, actress, vocalist, director, choreographer

Felicity Isabelle [Flick] Colby (23 mar 1946 – 26 may 2011 | Hazleton PA – Clinton NY) dancer, memoirist, choreographer

Yoheved [Veda]  Kaplinsky (23 mar 1947 – Tel Aviv, British Mandate of Palestine [now Israel]) Israeli-American pianist, lecturer, professor of music, Julliard School of Music department head

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (23 mar 1947 – Kansas City MO) sci-fi / fantasy novelist

Marie Malavoy (23 mar 1948 – Berlin, Germany) German-Canadian, Quebec politician, university professor, social services activist, pastoral studies advocate

Julia Glass (23 mar 1956 – Boston MA) painter, novelist, freelance editor / journalist

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