Women Who Launch: The Women Who Shattered Glass Ceilings

Women Who Launch: The Women Who Shattered Glass Ceilings

by Marlene Wagman-Geller

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ISBN-13: 9781633536968
Publisher: Mango Media
Publication date: 04/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Marlene Wagman-Geller received her B.A. from York University and her teaching credentials from the University of Toronto and San Diego State University. Currently she teaches high school English in National City, California. Reviews from her first three books (Penguin/Perigree) have appeared in the New York Times and the Associated Press article was picked up in dozens of newspapers such as the Denver Post, the Huffington Post, and the San Diego Tribune.

Table of Contents


1. Julia Ward Howe (1861) launched the Battle Hymn of the Repulic

2. Sarah Josepha Hale (1903) launched Thanksgiving

3. Emma Lazarus (1903) launched the Statue of Liberty as an Immigration Icon

4. Coco Channel (1883) launched the House of Channel

5. Helena Rubinstein (1903) launched Helena Rubinstein Cosmetics

6. Elizabeth Magie (1904) launched Monopoly

7. Juliette Gordon Low (1912) launched the Girl Scouts

8. Anna Jarvis (1914) launched Mother’s Day

9. Caresse Cosby (1914) launched the modern bra

10. Margaret Sanger (1916) lunched Planned Parenthood

11. Rosie Monroe (1943) launched poster Rosie the Riveter

12. Esther Lauder (1945) launched Estee Lauder

13. Lillian Vernon (1951) launched Lillian Vernon

14. The Landers (1955-1956) launched Dear Abby and Dear Anne Advice Column

15. Ruth Handler (1959) launched Barbie Doll

16. Rachel Carson (1962) launched the Environmental Movement

17. Mahalia Jackson (1963) launched I Ave a Dream Speech

18. Norma McCorvey (1973) launched Supreme Court Ruling

19. Jenny Craig (1983) launched Jenny Craig

20. Sara Blakely (200) lunched Spanx

21. Arianna Huffington (2005) launched Huffington Post

22. Krista Suh (2017) The Pussyhat Project

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