11 nov 16 | Women.Born.Today

Mary Tyler Peabody Mann (16 nov 1806 – 11 feb 1887 | Cambridgeport MA – Jamaica Plain MA) author, educator, biographer, publisher, kindergarten reformer, Transcendentalist

Edith Ogden Harrison (16 nov 1862 – 22 may 1955 | New Orleans LA – Chicago IL) novelist, travel writer, children’s / fairy tales author, autobiographical author, children’s theater collaborator

Esther Clayson Pohl Lovejoy (16 nov 1869 – 31 aug 1967 | Seabeck WA – New York NY) aviator, physician, suffragist, Congressional candidate, public health pioneer, Everybody’s Equal Suffrage League founder, international medical relief work organizer, Medical Women’s International Association co-founder / first president

Pearl Chase (16 nov 1888 – 24 oct 1979 | Boston MA – Santa Barbara CA) civic leader, community welfare activist, historic conservationist / preservationist

Mary Margaret McBride (16 nov 1899 – 07 apr 1976 | Paris MO – West Shokan NY) reporter, journalist, radio writer / interview host, aka First Lady of Radio, cookbook encyclopedia author / editor

Barbara McLean (16 nov 1903 – 28 mar 1996 | Palisades Park NJ – Newport Beach CA) pioneering female film editor

Jean Guttery Fritz (16 nov 1915 – Hankow, China) memoirist, autobiographical author, historical / biographical children’s book writer

Maralin Niska (16 nov 1926 – 09 jul 2016 | San Pedro CA – Santa Fe NM) operatic soprano, singing-actress

Helen Thorington (16 nov 1928 – Philadelphia PA) sound artist, mixed media installation artist, founded New Radio and Performing Arts , New American Radio, and Turbulence.org

Alice Adams (16 nov 1930 – New York NY) sculptor, site-specific land art creation / installation artist

Landon [Lucy] Carter Pearson (16 nov 1930 – Toronto, Ontario) author, senator, children’s rights activist

Elizabeth Drew (16 nov 1935 – Cincinnati OH) author, journalist, political commentator

Carolyn Bruce Owens Reeder (16 nov 1937 – 20 jan 2012 | Washington DC – Washington DC) children’s historical fiction / adult non-fiction author

Roberta Wolin Raymond (16 nov 1938 – Oak Park IL) actor, artist, writer, sociologist, civil rights worker

Donna McKechnie (16 nov 1942 – Pontiac MI) actor, singer, dancer, author, choreographer

Lynn Avery Hunt (16 nov 1945 – Panama City, Panama) US author, modern European historian

Sarah Ceal Hoge Havemeyer (16 nov 1948 – 27 mar 2016 | New York NY – Southampton NY) social activist, humanitarian, historic preservationist

Laura Linnea Jensen (16 nov 1948 – Tacoma WA) poet

Patricia Bean McConnell (16 nov 1948 – Phoenix AZ) author, ethologist, storyteller, human / animal interaction specialist / researcher

Paula Vogel (16 nov 1951 – Washington DC) playwright, university professor, awarded Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Candas Jane Dorsey (16 nov 1952 – Edmonton, Alberta) Canadian poet, editor, essayist, sci-fi novelist, arts journalist, short / long fiction writer

[Jennifer Carolyn] Robin McKinley (16 nov 1952 – Warren OH) fantasy / children’s book author

Allison Anders (16 nov 1954 – Ashland KY) independent film director / producer

Andrea Barrett (16 nov 1954 – Boston MA) novelist, short fiction writer

Attallah Shabazz (16 nov 1958 – Queens NY) author, actress, ambassador, motivational speaker

Sheryl WuDunn (16 nov 1959 – New York NY) Chinese-American author, lecturer, journalist, business executive, Pulitzer Prize winner

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