October 2, 1948
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Donna Karan (born October 2, 1948) is an American Jewish fashion designer and the creator of the Donna Karan New York and DKNY clothing labels.
I never see one woman when I design, it's always a universe of women
Karan was born Donna Ivy Faske in Forest Hills, Queens, USA. She grew up in Woodmere, Long Island, New York, with her stepfather, a tailor, and her mother, a model.
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Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was a pioneering French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important figure in 20th-century fashion.
She was the founder of the famous fashion brand Chanel.
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Dorothy Draper (born Dorothy Tuckerman November 22, 1889, died March 11, 1969) was an influential and innovative American interior decorator of the early to mid 20th century.
She helped inspire a generation of home improvement devotees with her 1939 book Decorating is Fun!, subtitled "How to Be Your Own Decorator".
Her book Entertaining is Fun! How to Be a Popular Hostess, was reissued in 2004.
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Maya Ying Lin (simplified Chinese: 林璎; traditional Chinese: 林瓔; pinyin: Lín Yīng; born October 5, 1959) is an American artist and architect who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art.
Her best-known work is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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Yipppeeee!!! TED is getting closer to achieving gender parity on its world stages: more than 40% of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2012 are/were women.
I watched the conference livestream (sometimes from my TEDxBed) thanks to TEDLive, the next best way of experiencing a TED conference without actually being there. In fact, in some ways, it's better.