07 jul 17 | women.born.today

Odille Morison (17 Jul 1855 – 21 Dec 1933 | Lax Kw’alaams, British Columbia – Metlakatla, British Columbia) Canadian linguist, translator, artifacts collector, First Nation Tsimshian leader

Louise Waterman Wise (17 Jul 1874 – 10 Dec 1947 | New York NY – New York NY) artist, Zionist, social worker, women’s health activist

Linda Anne Eastman (17 Jul 1867 – 05 Apr 1963 | Oberlin OH – Cleveland Heights OH) author, librarian, children’s library room innovator

Gladys Amanda Reichard (17 Jul 1893 – 25 Jul 1955 | Bangor PA – Flagstaff AZ) author, professor, anthropologist, Navajo culture and language specialist

Berenice Abbott (17 Jul 1898 – 09 Dec 1991 | Springfield OH – Monson ME) architecture / urban design photographer

Corinne Malvern (17 Jul 1901 – 09 Nov 1956 | Accomack VA – Newark NJ) commercial artist, children’s book illustrator

Marion Holland (17 Jul 1908 – 06 Apr 1989 | Washington DC – Washington DC) children’s book writer / illustrator

Carmelita Maracci (17 Jul 1908 – 26 Jul 1987 | Goldfield NV – Hollywood CA) dancer, choreographer, dance teacher

Eleanor Steber (17 Jul 1914 – 03 Oct 1990 | Wheeling WV – Langhorne PA) operatic soprano, opera voice teacher, autobiographical author

Phyllis Ada Driver (17 Jul 1917 – 20 Aug 2012 | Lima OH – Los Angeles CA) actress, comedienne, aka Phyllis Diller, autobiographical author) German-American author, political theorist

Cynthia Furber Cooley (17 Jul 1931 – Minneapolis MN) artist, painter, lifelong traveler, specializes in Pittsburgh PA industrial mills / valleys / neighborhoods

Hanna Fenichel Pitkin (17 Jul 1931 – Berlin, Germany) German-American author, essayist, political theorist, professor emerita, social / political theory researcher

Andrée Champagne (17 Jul 1939 – Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec) pianist, actress, politician, casting agent, arts / cultural activist, retirement home for artists co-creator

Gloria M. Gutman (17 Jul 1939 – Seattle WA) author, gerontologist, professor emerita, social / developmental psychologist, founding president Gerontology Association of British Columbia, elder abuse / health promotion / age-friendly housing specialist

LaVyrle Spencer (17 Jul 1943 – Browerville MN) historical romance novelist, creative writing teacher

Cleo Parker Robinson (17 Jul 1948 – Denver CO) dancer, choreographer, founder / namesake / executive creative director Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

Lucie Arnaz (17 Jul 1951 – Los Angeles CA) singer, actress, producer

Hollister [Holly] Knowlton Petraeus (17 Jul 1952 – Paris, France) US military family member, retired Assistant Director at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Karol Girdler Ross (17 Jul 1952 – North Carolina US) author, essayist, leading scientific researcher in decision-making / training effectiveness / modeling of cross-cultural competence

Margaret M. Weir (17 Jul 1952 – US) author, professor, political scientist and sociologist, welfare policy / politics of poverty specialist

Gayil Nalls (17 Jul 1953 – Washington DC) interdisciplinary artist and theorist, pioneer in olfactory art / interactions among scent, memory, neurology, crowd theory, known for artistic, spiritual, philosophical iconoclastic aesthetics

Margot Rose (17 Jul 1956 – Pittsburgh PA) lyricist, composer, film actress

Wendy Laurel Freedman (17 Jul 1957 – Toronto, Ontario) author, professor, Canadian-American astronomer, director of Carnegie Observatories, known for measurement of Hubble Constant

Colette Baron-Reid (17 Jul 1958 – Toronto, Ontario) author, singer, public speaker, psychic medium, spiritual intuitionist, radio personality

Janet Lynn Kavandi (17 Jul 1959 – Carthage MO) chemist, veteran astronaut, Center Director at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio

Nancy Giles (17 Jul 1960 – New York NY) actress, commentator, television co-host / announcer

Barbara Hall (17 Jul 1960 – Chatham VA) novelist, singer-songwriter, television writer and producer, founding member alternative country rock band

Dawn Upshaw (17 Jul 1960 – Nashville TN) operatic / art song soprano

Amy Wellborn (17 Jul 1960 – Bloomington IN) Roman Catholic author, activist, blogger, public speaker, former theology teacher, former columnist for Catholic News Service

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