WORLD WOMEN BOOK
Dedicated to all Women …
Every woman deserves to be in this book.
Write about yourself and send us your life stories.
Your names will be included in the History of Humanity …
(1910 – 1997)
Her name is Agnes Gonje Bojagi, but few know the real name and surname of this amazing woman. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, mother Teresa founded the organization “Sisters of the missionaries of love,” and devoted her entire life to serving people. She struggled with poverty, treated small children, and helped those in need. After death, the Catholic Church canonized her.
(1907 – 2002)
Among the prominent writers we recall Astrid Lindgren, whose works form children’s souls from an early age, and many generations of children will be brought up on her books. Probably the most recognizable character, Carlson, was born thanks to a talented Swede from Peru, and every kid on earth believes that one day he will sit down on the window sill of his nursery.
(1920 – 2008)
There are among the most famous women and outstanding doctors. Sophia Ionescu-Ogreshana is not only a talented doctor who saved many lives, but also the first woman neurosurgeon in the world. For forty-seven years she worked as a neurosurgeon in a hospital in Bucharest. An interesting fact of her biography was the operation, carried out in 1971, to save the life of the wife of an Arab Sheikh. Since the man could not enter the harem, Sofia herself performed the operation.
(1925 – 2003)
Perhaps the most famous woman politician of the twentieth century, Margaret Thatcher, became the first woman prime minister not only of Great Britain, but among European states. Thatcher took this post for 11 years, which was the longest premiership in the twentieth century. For rigidity and intransigence with political opponents, she was called the “Iron Lady”, and in 1992 Elizabeth II awarded Margaret the honorable title of baroness.
(1911 – 1996)
The seer from the small Bulgarian town of Wangelia Pandev Gushterov, better known as Vanga, possessing the gift of providence, undoubtedly influenced world processes. Not only ordinary people, but also influential politicians, and even leaders of powerful states, sought the advice of a blind, but clairvoyant Vanga. And today, many, no, no, yes, remember her prophecies, and compare with the events of our time.
(1929 – 1945)
The diary of this girl, translated into almost all languages of the world, became a vivid evidence of the crimes of Nazism and the Holocaust. Anna was born in Germany, but because of the persecution and execution of Jews, she was forced to hide in Holland. After the Nazis seized this country, the girl and her family hid for 25 months in a small room that led to a door hidden behind a bookcase. After the denunciation, the family of Frank was arrested, and they all died in the camp, but the memory of the strong girl is still kept from the hearts of the people.
Astronaut (USA). She is the first woman of Indian descent to go to space. Once the world-famous Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote a work of Chaturanga, which is known to be the oldest chess. Ancient legends speak of the connection of chess with the stars Spica in the constellation Virgo and Vega in constellation of Lyra. It can be assumed that the first Indian astronaut had fundamental mental reasons for their flights.
Lucretia Maria Davidson
Poet (USA). Lucrezia-truly was a hero of Light, Beauty and Culture! From early childhood, a spiritual Fire of Love, Beauty and Creativity was kindled in her big Heart. And the light of this fire she was able to convey to people in her poems full of purity, beauty, love, tenderness and greatness… she really lived a completely spiritual life from an early age, filled with the radiance of the Beauty of the otherworldly, cosmic Beauty…
(1883 – 1971)
Small, fragile Frenchwoman, literally made a revolution in the modeling business. The most famous models of the world considered it an honor to demonstrate the outfits of the famous Koko. In 1921, the perfumer of the house “Chanel” invited her to choose the best from their two series of fragrances. Coco liked the smell at number 5, so the world was presented with the famous perfume “Chanel №5”.
Rosa Lee Parks
(1913 – 2005)
Rosa Lee Parks, a fellow friend of Martin Luther King, founder of the black movement in the United States, wanted to become a teacher, but poor health and poverty did not allow the dream to come true. In 1951, Rose refused to give way to the white American, as required by the law on segregation. She was arrested, but this did not prevent her from fighting for the rights of blacks. Largely due to her, the law on the separation of blacks and whites in the United States was repealed. The United States Congress honored her title as the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement.
(1917 – 1984)
There were also women’s politicians in history who significantly influenced the course of world processes. Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India, undoubtedly occupies the leading position in this row. From a young age, Indira shoulder to shoulder with her father fought for the independence of her homeland, participated in demonstrations and rallies. Becoming the prime minister has done a lot to strengthen India and increase its international prestige. In 1984, the ball was killed by its own guard at the direction of the Sikhs, and in 1999 was recognized as the “Millennium Woman”.
This oriental beauty from Pakistan is only 20 years old, but she is already known to the whole world, and in 2014 she received the Nobel Peace Prize. The girl is actively involved in human rights activities and advocates for the equal rights of women in the East with men, access to education for girls, and the cessation of religious strife. When she was 11 years old, she already wrote video blogs for the Air Force, in which she spoke about the crimes of the Taliban, lawlessness and cruelty. In 2012, she was seriously injured, but thanks to Pakistani and British doctors, the girl’s life was saved.
In June 1963, her call sign “Chaika” circled all the news agencies of the world. And mankind has learned that the first woman to go to the cosmic expanses was citizen of the USSR Valentina Tereshkova. In the Soviet and world cosmonautics, the only female astronaut who flew alone. After retiring from the cosmonaut corps, Valentina leads an active social and political activity, holds frequent meetings with children and young people, and heads the charity foundation “Memory of Generations”.
(1897 – 1937)
In 1937, this wonderful and courageous woman went missing while trying to travel around the world by plane. Amelia’s life still attracts the attention of historians, and the circumstances and causes of the disappearance have not been solved. And Amelia became famous for being the first female pilot to fly the Atlantic Ocean alone. After that, she wrote several books, initiated the creation of the women’s flight group “99”.
Katrin was born in Germany, but after finishing her father’s service, she returned to the USA. One of her actions made her known to the whole world. She was the first woman in history to run the entire Boston Marathon five years before official permission to participate in women. As the organizer did not try to stop her, she reached the finish line. Now Schwinger is a famous writer and public figure, and in 2011 she was featured in the American Hall of Fame of Outstanding Women.
Laurel Blair Salton Clark
Astronaut (USA). She has researched the lives of plants in zero gravity. She herself remained in Space forever. She did not have enough 16 minutes to return to Earth. Asteroid 51827 Laurelclark was named for Laurel Clark. Clark Hill in the Columbia Hills on Mars was named for Laurel Clark. L. Clark, an interior crater of the lunar crater Apollo, was named for Laurel Clark.
Artist (Latvia). Most of Dina’s works are unique in that they are written on old paper that was older than herself 60-80 years. About her work “The ChristmasTree Of The Winds”, she wrote: “This tree should make a person see the world outside of its framework, because not everything should be based on logic. The Christmas Tree is dynamic, because it is subject to environmental factors, such as wind, it gives a sense of the immaterial.” This was written 7 days before her tragic death.
Poet, novelist (USA). She inspired many of the poets of the 1970s who were involved in the Women’s Equality Movement. She is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry. Among the themes of her lyrics were family, women’s fate, nature and death.
Judith Arlene Resnik
Astronaut (USA). She was a phenomenal engineer, a phenomenal pilot, and a phenomenal astronaut. Judith Resnik was the second American woman in space and the fourth woman in space worldwide. She was a member of Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Epsilon Phi (in earth Universities…). At a memorial service, the Governor of Ohio said, “She knew she was going to be at home in space, and she stayed in it forever.” Indeed, there is the Resnik lunar crater on the Moon.
The American, like Sophia, went down in history as an outstanding scientist. Margaret works as a computer specialist at NASA. Under her leadership, software was created for the Apollo space project. It all started with the project “Whirlwind”, where Hamilton created a computer program capable of predicting weather conditions, which is used now in the US air defense.
(1850 – 1891)
Russian women are famous not only for their beauty, but also for their mind. A wonderful example of this is Sofia Kovalevskaya, a Russian mathematician and mechanic who also became the first woman professor. From a young age, she broke the stereotype that only men can do science. For her work, Sophia has been awarded France for the development of education and science and the Borden Prize, the prize of the Swedish Academy of Sciences.
(1867 – 1934)
Mary was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867 in the family of a teacher, and already in her school years showed an unstoppable craving for knowledge and an incredible hard work. At that time, it was very difficult for women to get an education in the Russian Empire, but despite this, the girl became a teacher and a scientist who twice won the Nobel Prize. Together with her husband, they conducted experiments in the radioactive field and discovered two new elements, radium and polonium.
Sally Kristen Ride
Astronaut (USA). Sally Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32. Billy Joel’s 1989 song “We Didn’t Start the Fire” mentions her. In 1999, Ride appeared as herself on the Touched By An Angel episode “Godspeed.” For Sally Ride, two themes were Central: Space and Children. She was the author of several children’s books about Space. In 2017, a “Women of NASA” LEGO set went on sale featuring (among other things) mini-figurines of Ride, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison, and Nancy Grace Roman. In 2019 released a Barbie doll in Sally Ride’s likeness as part of their “Inspiring Women” series.
Being an “alien from outer Space,” she was an earthy and simple “Queen of song.” At the same time, she wrote several books, including a historical novel about King Herod and a book about how to look young. She went down the Heather path to collect mirabelle under the noses of the turtledoves. On the Heather path in worn-out shoes, we all go into eternity.
She was a renowned Kenyan social, environmental and political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize. UN Peace Ambassador. In 1977, Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental non-governmental organization focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women’s rights. In 1984, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award. She was an Honorary Councillor of the World Future Council. The whole world knows the Pittsburgh flower garden planted in a round shape that represents its “global vision and devotion to women and children of the world” with a decorative maple in the middle meaning “how one small seed can change the world”.
Artist (Ukraine). This young artist has created 2279 works in her short life. When the girl was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with leukemia. It was from her that Sasha died in the 12th year of life. In addition to the beautiful paintings, she made technical drawings that were supposed, in her opinion, to help adult uncles and aunts reach the moon and make the asphalt pavement of roads without cracks.
Janice Elaine Voss
Astronaut (USA). Voss has cited Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time” as one of her primary inspirations for becoming an astronaut. The book tells the story of a young girl who must travel through time to save her father. In the book, the young girl’s mother is a Nobel Prize winning biologist. Voss claims that the powerful female roles did not strike her as unusual, but were the norms she accepted in life. She flew a copy of “A Wrinkle in Time” onboard STS-94.
Artist ( Russia). “My father read me fairy tales, and I drew at this time – drew what I feel at the moment,” said 5 – year-old Nadia. – “I see them in advance… They appear on the paper like watermarks, and I have to draw something around them.” In her drawings there is not a single superfluous feature, but in each work the artist masterfully conveys emotions-often just a few lines. Her name was Nadezhda, which means Hope. With her 12,000 cosmic drawings she left hope for the best for all descendants in the future.
Folk artist (Ukraine). Basically, Catherine drew flowers. Often in one picture she combined spring and autumn flowers – such a picture was drawn from spring to autumn. For example, 6 dahlias in the picture “Collective Farm Field” she painted three weeks. Often she turned to the plot of a stork that brings a child.