07 jul 14 | women.born.today

Amanda Minnie Douglas (14 Jul 1831 – 18 Jul 1916 | New York NY – Newark NJ) author, storyteller, short fiction writer, children’s serial novelist

Kate M. Gordon (14 Jul 1861 – 24 Aug 1932 | New Orleans LA – New Orleans LA) suffragist, civic leader, periodical editor, co-founded Equal Rights Association Club, president / organizer Southern States Woman Suffrage Conference

Florence Bascom (14 jul 1862 – 18 jun 1945 | Williamstown MA – Williamstown MA) geologist, essayist, petrography expert / innovator, first woman hired by United States Geological Survey

Gertrude Buck (14 Jul 1871 – 08 Jan 1922 | Kalamazoo MI – Poughkeepsie NY) poet, playwright, essayist, professor, textbook author, Christian Scientist

Ruth Reeves (14 Jul 1892 – 23 Dec 1966 | Redlands CA – New Delhi, India) artist, painter, Fulbright Scholar, textile expert / designer / researcher, co-developed US Federal Art Projects Index of American Design

Helen Cohn Schucman (14 Jul 1909 – 09 Feb 1981 | New York NY – New York NY) spiritual scribe, clinical / research psychologist

Anna Balakian (14 Jul 1915 – 12 Aug 1997 | Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey) – New York NY) author, literary critic, NY Times book review editor, symbolism / surrealism expert authority

Muriel Sophronia Sutherland Snowden (14 Jul 1916 – 30 Sep 1988 | Glen Ridge NJ – Boston MA) community activist, co-founder / director Freedom House

Frances Lear (14 Jul 1923 – 30 Sep 1996 | Hudson NY – New York NY) writer, activist, magazine publisher

Doreen Hume (14 Jul 1926 – Sault Ste Marie, Ontario) soprano soloist, voice teacher / professor, née Edith Doreen Hulme

Polly Bergen (14 Jul 1930 – 20 Sep 2014 | Knoxville TN – Southbury CT) author, actress, tv host, entrepreneur, née Nellie Paulina Burgin

Pema Chodron (14 Jul 1936 – New York NY) author, teacher, lecturer, ordained Buddhist nun, née Deirdre Blomfield-Brown

Mary L. Jones Gant (14 Jul 1936 – Kansas City MO) politician, first woman elected to Missouri Senate

Gloria Rose [Barbara] Turner (14 Jul 1936 – 05 Apr 2016 | New York NY –  Los Angeles CA) actress, screenwriter

Judy Hendren Mello (14 Jul 1943 – 21 Oct 2003 | Chicasha OK – Manhattan NY) banker, feminist, investment banker / consultant, former president / CEO of First Women’s Bank (now defunct), president / CEO World Learning international educational non-profit organization

Diana Lindsay (14 Jul 1944 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) author, publisher, photographer, founder / president of independent publishing house Sunbelt Publications

Lynn Zimring Loring (14 Jul 1944 – New York NY) actress, tv / film producer

Kathleen Kelly Martin (14 Jul 1947 – California US) romance novelist, pen names Kat Martin, Kathy Lawrence, Kasey Marx

Esther Dyson (14 Jul 1951 – Zurich, Switzerland) Swiss-born American author, journalist, philanthropist, commentator, businesswoman, leading angel investor

Marjorie Clarke (14 Jul 1953 – Miami FL) environmentalist, recycling / waste prevention advocate

Laura Numeroff (14 Jul 1953 – Brooklyn NY) children’s book author and illustrator

Pamela Porter (14 Jul 1956 – Albuquerque NM) American-born Canadian poet, novelist

Min Zhou (14 Jul 1956 – Zhongshan, China) author, journal co-editor, sociology professor, immigrant life specialist, founding chair of UCLA Asian American Studies Department

Christina Dodd (14 Jul 1957 – US) suspense / paranormal / historical romance novelist

Gail Mancuso (14 Jul 1958 – Melrose Park IL) television director

Michèle Laframboise (14 Jul 1960 – London UK) Canadian comics artist, science fiction writer

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