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Gloria Feldt

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Gloria Feldt. Photo courtesy of Gloria Feldt
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Gloria Feldt.
Photo courtesy of Gloria Feldt

Elga Ruth Wasserman

Having experienced the sexism rampant in higher education herself, Elga Ruth Wasserman guided Yale through the difficult process of becoming a co-ed university.

Virginia Snitow

Ahead of her time in the fight for both civil rights and women’s rights, Virginia Snitow was unafraid to take unpopular stances when fighting for others.

Malala Yousafzai, July 22, 2014

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Malala Yousafzai at Girl Summit on July 22, 2014.
Courtesy of Russell Watkins/Department for International Development.
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Malala Yousafzai at Girl Summit on July 22, 2014.

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Anna Margolin, 1903

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Clara Lipman, 1910 Cropped

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Clara Lipman, 1910

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Rita Sapiro Finkler

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Rita Sapiro Finkler.
Courtesy of Rutgers University Library, Special Collections
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Rita Sapiro Finkler.

Courtesy of Rutgers University Library, Special Collections

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Rhoda Kaufman

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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.
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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.

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Elizabeth Holtzman

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Lawyer and politician Elizabeth Holtzman.

Courtesy of The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Lawyer and politician Elizabeth Holtzman.

Courtesy of The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Women's Rights." (Viewed on May 30, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/womens-rights>.

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