03 mar 25 | women.born.today

Jennie Carter Benedict (25 mar 1860 – 24 jul 1928 | Louisville KY – Louisville KY) cook, cookbook author, restaurateur, autobiographical author

Bella Cohen Spewack (25 mar 1899 – 29 apr 1990 | Transylvania – Manhattan NY) diarist, reporter, lyricist, memoirist, screenwriter

Ruth Winifred Howard Beckham (25 mar 1900 – 12 feb 1997 | Washington DC – Washington DC) social worker, child psychologist, pioneering African-American female PhD in psychology

Ernestine Bayer (25 mar 1909 – 10 sep 2006 | Philadelphia PA – Exeter NH) women’s rowing pioneer, first women’s rowing club founder, aka The Mother of American Women’s Rowing

Aline Bernstein Saarinen (25 mar 1914 – 13 jul 1972 | New York NY – New York NY) author, broadcast journalist, art / architecture critic

Eileen Ottensoser Ford (25 mar 1922 – 09 jul 2014 | New York NY – Morristown NJ) author, photographer, Ford Models agency cofounder

Julia Amanda Perry (25 mar 1924 – 29 apr 1979 | Lexington KY – Akron OH) African-American operatic / classical music composer

Norma Gates Bauerschmidt (25 mar 1925 – 30 sep 2016 | Toledo OH – San Juan Island WA) WWII US Navy WAVES nurse, subject of Driving Miss Norma blog, travelled around the US instead of undergoing treatment for cancer

Janette Bertrand (25 mar 1925 – Montreal, Quebec) actor, writer, educator, journalist

Mary Flannery O’Connor (25 mar 1925 – 03 aug 1964 | Savannah GA – Milledgeville GA) novelist, essayist, short story writer

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall Seagraves (25 mar 1927 – New York NY) editor, educator, historian, librarian

Gloria Marie Steinem (25 mar 1934 – Toledo OH) author, feminist, journalist, publisher, social / political activist

Dorothy Catherine [D. C.] Fontana (25 mar 1939 – Sussex NJ) tv scriptwriter / story editor

Toni Cade Bambara (25 mar 1939 – 09 dec 1995 | Harlem NY – Philadelphia PA) author, activist, educator, documentary filmmaker, born Miltona Mirkin Cade

Carolyn Goldmark Goodman (25 mar 1939 – Philadelphia PA) politician, second female mayor of Las Vegas NV, founder / president / trustee emeritus of The Meadows School

Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (25 mar 1940 – 26 aug 2011 | Brooklyn NY – Chicago IL) poet, novelist, memoirist, book reviewer

Tanya Berezin (25 mar 1941 – Philadelphia PA) actress, educator, artistic director / cofounder of Circle Repertory Company, tv / film / theater coaching teacher

Jacqueline Lichtenberg (25 mar 1942 – Flushing NY) science fiction author, novelist, short story writer

Ellen Langer (25 mar 1947 – Bronx NY) author, psychology professor / researcher

Agnes Barr Bushell (25 mar 1949 – Queens NY) teacher, novelist, essayist, book reviewer

Meredith Hall (25 mar 1949 – New Hampshire US) professor, essayist, memoirist

Barbara Flavin Richardson (25 mar 1949 – Gardner MA) child health advocate, anti-domestic violence activist, former First Lady of New Mexico State, created New Mexico Immunizations Coalition, NM Chair of Read Across America, Big Brothers / Big Sisters fundraiser

Meredith Hall (25 mar 1949 – New Hampshire US) author, essayist, memoirist, professor

Karen Schnaubelt Turner Dick (25 mar 1955 – San Diego CA) costume designer, early cosplayer, Costume-Con founding chair, The Whole Costumer’s Catalogue creator,

Susannah [Susie] Bright (25 mar 1958 – Arlington VA) feminist, author, journalist, critic, editor, publisher, producer, performer, aka Susie Sexpert

Judith Matloff (25 mar 1958 – New York NY) author, journalist, professor, media safety advocate, two-time Fulbright Scholar, contributing editor Columbia Journalism Review

Amy Beth Pascal (25 mar 1958 – Los Angeles CA) philanthropist, film producer, Jewish / human rights activist, Pascal Pictures production company founder,

Lisa Scola Prosek (25 mar 1958 – New Jersey US) pianist, composer, librettist, San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra general manager

Linda Sue Park (25 mar 1960 – Urbana IL) Korean-American poet, former journalist, former ESL college instructor, young adult historical novelist

Brenda Lee Strong (25 mar 1960 – Portland OR) author, actress, yoga instructor, fertility expert, UCLA Mind/Body Institute teacher

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