11 nov 19 | Women.Born.Today

Matilda Bradley Carse (19 nov 1835 – 03 jun 1917 | Saintfield, Ireland – Park Hill-on-Hudson NY) Irish-American social reformer, women’s rights activist, businesswoman, founded Woman’s Temperance Publishing Association (WTPA)

Marguerite Evelyn Cecilia Banks Namara (19 nov 1888 – 05 nov 1974 | Cleveland OH – Marbella, Spain) artist, actress, operatic lyric soprano

Louise Emma Augusta Dahl-Wolfe (19 nov 1895 – 11 dec 1989 | San Francisco CA – Allendale NJ) pioneering fashion / magazine photographer

Adlene Harrison (19 nov 1923 – Dallas TX) politician, oral historian, first female and first Jewish mayor of Dallas

Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick (19 nov 1926 – 07 dec 2006 | Duncan OK – Bethesda MD) US diplomat, author, anti-communist, political science professor

Lisl Steiner (19 nov 1927 – Vienna, Austria) Austrian-American photojournalist, documentary filmmaker, cultural / political portrait photographer

Joanne Kyger (19 nov 1934 – Vallejo CA) poet, Zen Buddhist

Vijaya Lakshmi Melnick (19 nov 1937 – Calicut, India) Indian-American author, academic, biology / immunology / environmental sciences specialist

Jane Jebb Mansbridge (19 nov 1939 – New York NY) author, essayist, professor, political scientist, feminist scholar

Chris Mulford (19 nov 1941 – 23 aug 2011 | Connecticut US – Wyoming US) musician, essayist, sound designer, breastfeeding activist / advocate

Sharon Olds (19 nov 1942 – San Francisco CA) poet, Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Amy Gutmann (19 nov 1949 – Brooklyn NY) author, academic, political theorist, university president

Marsha Canham (19 nov 1950 – Toronto, Ontario) historical romance novelist

Janet Hetherington (19 nov 1955 – Toronto, Ontario) artist, curator, sci-fi author

Ann Curry (19 nov 1956 – Guam US) news journalist, photojournalist

Susan J. Elliott (19 nov 1956 – New York NY) author, lawyer, media commentator

Laura Ruth Walker (19 nov 1957 – New York NY) President / CEO NY Public Radio, former NPR journalist / producer

Annette Gordon-Reed (19 nov 1958 – Livingston TX) author, historian, law professor

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