11 nov 20 | Women.Born.Today

Emily Howland (20 nov 1827 – 29 jun 1929 | Sherwood NY – Sherwood NY) author, educator, philanthropist, freed slave school founder

Clara McDonald Williamson (20 nov 1875 – 17 feb 1976 | Iredall TX – Dallas TX) self-taught painter, American Naïve artist

Rose Pesotta (20 nov 1896 – 04 dec 1965 | Derazhnia, Ukraine – Miami FL) author, anarchist, memoirist, feminist labor organizer, ILGWU vice-president

Aleksandra Dionisyevna Danilova (20 nov 1903 – 13 jul 1997 | Peterhof, Russia – New York NY) Russian-born American prima ballerina

Pauli Murray (20 nov 1910 – 01 jul 1985 | Baltimore MD – Pittsburgh PA) author, lawyer, women’s / civil rights activist, first US black female ordained Episcopal priest

Carman Barnes (20 nov 1912 – 19 aug 1980 | Chattanooga TN – Salzburg, Austria) novelist, studied with esotericist P. D. Ouspensky

Frances Elizabeth [Corita] Kent (20 nov 1918 – 18 sep 1986 | Fort Dodge IA – Boston MA) nun, educator, silkscreen / serigraphy artist

Ann Turner Cook (20 nov 1926 – US) mystery novelist, original Gerber Baby model

Estelle Margaret Parsons (20 nov 1927 – Lynn MA)  tv / film / theatre actress / director

Ruth Laredo (20 nov 1937 – 26 may 2005 | Detroit MI – New York NY) US memoirist, classical pianist, aka America’s First Lady of the Piano

Marion Dane Bauer (20 nov 1938 – Oglesby IL) children’s fiction / nonfiction author

Lynn Pfeiffer Thomas (20 nov 1939 – 25 aug 2009 | Los Angeles CA – Pinedale WY) artist, blogger, memoirist, photographer

Martha Vicinus (20 nov 1939 – US) author, professor, scholar of English literature and women’s studies

Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty (20 nov 1940 – Chicago IL) author, professor, Indologist, translator, Hindu / Sanskrit historian

Anna Sofaer (20 nov 1940 – Philadelphia PA) author, documentary filmmaker, archaeoastronomy researcher / educator, founded non-profit Solstice Project

Meredith Jane Monk (20 nov 1942 – New York NY) vocalist, composer, performer, director, filmmaker, choreographer

Margaret L. A. MacVicar (20 nov 1943 – 30 sep 1991 | Hamilton, Ontario – Boston MA) MIT-lifer, physicist, educator, metallurgist, women’s / minorities educational advocate

Susan Elizabeth [Suze] Rotolo (20 nov 1943 – 25 feb 2011 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) book artist, folk figure, memoirist

Molly Gloss (20 nov 1944 – Portland OR) sci-fi / historical novelist

Anna Lyttleton Lomax Wood (20 nov 1944 – New York NY) author, archivist, educator, public folklorist, anthropologist

Deborah Eisenberg (20 nov 1945 – Winnetka IL) actor, teacher, short story writer

Alice Aycock (20 nov 1946 – Harrisburg PA) sculptor, installation artist

Judith [Judy] Woodruff (20 nov 1946 – Tulsa OK) author, journalist, tv news host

Reine-Aimée Côté (20 nov 1948 – Villebois, Quebec) novelist, retired teacher

Barbara Hendricks (20 nov 1948 – Stephens AR) African-American operatic soprano / concert singer, humanitarian, international refugee advocate

Michelle Patrick (20 nov 1949 – United States) African-American soap opera scriptwriter / head writer

Donita Kathleen Paul (20 nov 1950 – Lawrence KS) Christian fiction / fantasy novelist

Dianne P. O’Leary (20 nov 1951 – Chicago IL) author, professor emerita, computer scientist, mathematician

Carol Tyler (20 nov 1951 – Chicago IL) painter, educator, comedian, cartoonist autobiographical story writer

Carolyn Abbate (20 nov 1956 – New York NY) author, musicologist, 19th c. opera historian

Julie M. Fenster (20 nov 1957 – New York NY) historical author / essayist / biographer

Jeanmarie Simpson (20 nov 1959 – Ray AZ) feminist, peace activist, theater artist

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