Learn From Accomplished Women
Role Models How to Create a Fulfilling Life-long Career
age, get inspired to reach for the stars!
You can and will...
after reading the intimate portraits, some never before published,
in Women Who Could...and Did: Lives
of 26 Exemplary Artists and Scientists, a book by Karma Kitaj, Ph.D.
successful women came of age between 1920 and 1940 when women were
expected to tend hearth and home, not to be career women who would change
the course of their fields.
these women as your “paper mentors.” Let their stories inspire,
challenge and guide you.
Learn how Nobel Prize winner Rosalyn
rearing a family, succeeded in a male physicians' world by pursuing her
passion for science.
Discover how Lucile Fessenden Dandelet overcame
sexism and family problems to photograph Frank Lloyd Wright's
architecture, construction sites, and Japanese-Americans going off to
internment camps in WWII, subjects seldom shot by women.
Find out how flutist Doriot Anthony Dwyer became the
first woman chair of her section in the Boston Symphony Orchestra even
though her parents called her the "dumb" child.
how these outstanding women in the arts and sciences
rose above childhood family limitations, institutional
discrimination and personal traumas to create meaningful lives,
exhilarating to them and meaningful to society.