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Yao Chen

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Mae Jemison

In 1992, engineer and physician…

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It’s not easy to find the words to capture the true essence, magnitude, impact and significance of a good mother, but here are 15 of our favorite quotes about mothers that say it best: 1.  “A child’s first teacher is its mother.” — Peng Liyuan 2.  “Having kid —the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” —Maria Shriver 3.  “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” —Kate Winslet 4. “You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.” —Naya Rivera 5.  “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” —Oprah Winfrey…

American marine biologist, Rachel Louise Carson was the author of Silent Spring, a groundbreaking book that is nationally credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Other books on…

The first petition for the national holiday, Women’s Equality Day, was made in 1971 when New York Congresswoman and Democratic Representative, Bella Abzug, successfully petitioned Congress to set…

There’s not many South Korean women more inspirational than Yi So-Yeon. Growing up in a small town where most employment opportunities were involved in agriculture, generations before her…

A September 2015 poll called her the Best Female Athlete Ever. Ronda Jean Rousey is a mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress. The Bronze Medal winner in the…