08 aug 21 | women.born.today

Mary Lizzie Macomber (21 aug 1861 – 04 feb 1916 | Fall River MA – Boston MA) Pre-Raphaelite painter

Alice Schille (21 aug 1869 – 06 nov 1955 | Columbus OH – Columbus OH) painter, watercolorist, art teacher

Winnifred Eaton (21 aug 1875 – 08 apr 1954 | Montreal, Quebec – Butte MT) novelist, screenwriter, pen name: Onoto Watanna

Queena Mario (21 aug 1896 – 28 may 1951 | Akron OH – New York NY) operatic soprano

Constance McLaughlin Green (21 aug 1897 – 05 dec 1975 | Ann Arbor MI – Annapolis MD) author, historian

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan (21 aug 1902 – 01 sep 1988 | St Louis MO – St Louis MO) educator, politician, authored Food Stamp program, first Missouri Congresswoman

Helen Meriwether Lewis Thomas (21 aug 1905 – 06 aug 1997 | New York NY – Cambridge MA) author, academic, MIT and Raytheon engineer / administrator, first female / second American / third person to earn Phd in History of Science from Harvard or Radcliffe

Esther Cooper Jackson (21 aug 1917 – Washington VA) author, social worker, civil rights activist, Freedomways journal editor / co-founder / precursor of Black Arts Movement

Marie Severin (21 aug 1929 – East Rockaway NY) inker, colorist, pencilist, comic book artist

Arline Fisch (21 aug 1931 – Brooklyn NY) artist, author, painter, weaver, educator, silversmith, jewelry designer, innovative metal / textile weaver

Meridith Baer (21 aug 1947 – Los Angeles CA) screenwriter, magazine writer, aka The Story Seller, home stager / interior designer, home stage company owner / tv host

Sharon Mills Draper (21 aug 1948 – Cleveland OH) educator, children’s author

Margo Kane (21 aug 1951 – Edmonton, Alberta) actor, writer, playwright, Cree-Saulteaux, performance artist

Brenda Nelle Major (21 aug 1951 – US) author, social psychologist, distinguished professor, head of Self and Social Identity Lab at University of California

Char Margolis (21 aug 1951 – Detroit MI) American-born television show host, self-proclaimed and controversial psychic medium, works in the Netherlands

Beth Nolan (21 aug 1951 – New York NY) author, attorney,university administrator

Jane Kelleher Fernandes (21 aug 1956 – Worcester MA) deaf educator, university president / administrator, first female president of Guildford College, former President Designate of Gallaudet University, first-ever deaf female US college or university leader

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