09 sep 18 | Women.Born.Today

Lucy Martin Donnelly (18 sep 1870 – 03 aug 1948 | Ithaca NY – Bryn Mawr PA) poet, author, educator, letter correspondent

Ida Kaminska (18 sep 1899 – 21 may 1980 | Odessa, Russian Empire – New York NY) stage / film actress, autobiographical author

Agnes George de Mille (18 sep 1905 – 07 oct 1993 New York NY – New York NY) dancer / choreographer

Greta Garbo (18 sep 1905 – 15 apr 1990 | Stockholm, Sweden – New York NY) actress, lesbian, social icon, Swedish-American

Catherine Compton Fahringer (18 sep 1922 – 12 dec 2008 | Salt Lake City UT – San Antonio TX) writer, separation of church and state activist / advocate

Bertha Wrenham Wilson (18 sep 1923 – 28 apr 2007 | Kirkcaldy, Scotland – Ottawa, Ontario) lawyer, women’s rights advocate, first female Justice of Canada’s Supreme Court

Zelda Diamond Fichandler (18 sep 1924 – 29 jul 2016 | Boston MA – Washington DC) educator, Master Teacher, artistic director, stage producer / director

Catherine Murray di Montezemolo (18 sep 1925 – 22 apr 2009 | New York NY – Greenport NY) author, fashion editor, fashion designer, needlepoint artist, early Pilates student / practitioner

Paula Green (18 sep 1927 – 04 dec 2015 | US – US ) copywriter, pioneering women advertising executive / agency founder

Sarah Brayley Bliss (18 sep 1937 – London UK) Canadian-American ballerina, ballet coach, master teacher

Sylvia Plimack Mangold (18 sep 1938 – New York NY) artist, painter, pastelist, printmaker

Olga Nolla Ramírez de Arellano (18 sep 1938 – 30 jul 2001 | Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico – New York NY) poet, novelist, short fiction writer

Nannerl [Nan] Overholser Keohane (18 sep 1940 – ) author, political theorist, women’s right advocate, former president Duke University / Wellesley College

Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust (18 sep 1947 – New York NY) historian, non-fiction author, college administrator, Harvard University president

Marilyn Lorraine [Lynn] Abbey (18 sep 1948 – Peekskill NY) author, computer programmer

Thubten Chodren (18 sep 1950 – Chicago IL) born Cheryl Greene, Tibetan Buddhist nun, author, editor, teacher, founder / abbess of Sravasti Abbey

Anna Deavere Smith (18 sep 1950 – Baltimore MD) author, actress, playwright, professor

Hope Morgan Ward (18 sep 1951 – Corapeake NC) author, Methodist Bishop

Debra Bermingham (18 sep 1953 – Northampton MA) visual artist, vineyard owner / founder

Betsy Vogel Boze (18 sep 1953 – Shreveport LA) author, university administrator, women’s / distance education activist

Debbi Fields (18 sep 1956 – Oakland CA) cookbook author, businesswoman, born Debra Jane Sivyer, Mrs Fields cookie company founder / spokesperson

Idit Ron Harel Caperton (18 sep 1958 – Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli-American author, futurist, ed-tech innovator, entrepreneur

Jan Thomas (18 sep 1958 – US) children’s book author / illustrator

Joan Maureen Walsh (18 sep 1958 – New York NY) writer, editor, blogger, political analyst

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