11 nov 28 | women.born.today

Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat (28 nov 1823 – 16 jan 1908 | Portland ME – Portland ME) poet, author, diarist, reformer, journalist, travel writer, first female New England book reviewer

Helen Magill White (28 nov 1853 – 28 oct 1944 | Providence RI – Kittery Point ME) educator, pacifist, suffragist, school principal, first US female PhD

Suzanne Adams Mackay (28 nov 1872 – 05 feb 1953 | Cambridge MA – London UK) lyric coloratura soprano

Nina Wilcox Putnam (28 nov 1888 – 08 mar 1962 | New Haven CT – Cuernavaca, Mexico) novelist, playwright, screenwriter

Mabel Alvarez (28 nov 1891 – 13 mar 1985 | Oahu HI – Los Angeles CA) painter

Genevieve Taggard (28 nov 1894 – 08 nov 1948 | Waitsburg WA – New York NY) poet, editor, biographer

Dawn Powell (28 nov 1896 – 14 nov 1965 | Mount Gilead OH – New York NY) novelist, short story writer

Alice Hanson Cook (28 nov 1903 – 07 feb 1998 | Alexandria VA – Ithaca NY) activist, professor, nonfiction writer, autobiographical author

Helen Jepson (28 nov 1904 – 16 sep 1997 | Titusville PA – Bradenton FL) operatic lyric soprano, children’s speech therapist

Rose Bampton (28 nov 1907 – 21 aug 2007 | Lakewood OH – Bryn Mawr PA) recitalist, book editor, operatic soprano

Mary Oppen (28 nov 1908 – 14 may 1990 | Kalispell MT – Berkeley CA) poet, artist, activist, writer, photographer, autobiographical author

Gertrude Jeannette (28 nov 1914 – Urbana AR) African-American film / stage actress, young actors’ mentor, H.A.D.L.E.Y Players founder / theatre director, first female NYC licensed motorcyclist

Faith Trumbull Corrigan McNulty (28 nov 1918 – 10 apr 2005 | New York NY – Wakefield RI) editor, nonfiction author, literary journalist, children’s wildlife book writer

Natalie Zemon Davis (28 nov 1928 – Detroit MI) author, social / cultural historian

Judith Lorber (28 nov 1931 – Brooklyn NY) author, theorist, feminist, sociologist, gender / women’s studies professor

Gloria Winters (28 nov 1931 – 14 aug 2010 | Los Angeles CA – Vista CA) tv actress, etiquette book author

Carol Gilligan (28 nov 1936 – New York NY) author, ethicist, feminist, psychologist

Rita Mae Brown (28 nov 1944 – Hanover PA) feminist novelist, mystery writer, screenwriter

Jeannine Claudia Oppewall (28 nov 1946 – Uxbridge MA) film art director, set designer / decorator

Barbara Morgan (28 nov 1951 – Fresno CA) teacher, former NASA astronaut, classical flautist

Diedre Murray (28 nov 1951 – Brooklyn NY) cellist, composer, jazz specialist

Helen De Michiel (28 nov 1953 – US)  author, director, producer, strategist, media arts advocate, multimedia digital / installation artist

Teresa Wynn Roseborough (28  nov 1958 – Memphis TN) lawyer, former US Deputy Assistant Attorney General

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