Articles tagged with: Role Models

Nancy Pelosi (First Female Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives)

nancy-pelosi.jpgNancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011.

She was the first woman to hold the office and to date, has been the highest-ranking female politician in American history.

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Aretha Franklin (Singer / Songwriter)

Aretha franklinAretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings and referred to as the Queen of Soul, Franklin is also adept at jazzbluesR&Bgospel music, and rock.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked her atop its "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" list, as well as the ninth greatest artist of all time. She has won 18 competitive Grammys and two honorary Grammys.

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Janet Guthrie (Race Car Driver/First Woman to Compete in the Indianapolis 500 & Daytona 500)

janet-guthrie.jpgJanet Guthrie (born March 7, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa) is a retired professional race car driver and the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.

Guthrie was originally an aerospace engineer and after graduating from the University of Michigan, she worked with Republic Aviation. 

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