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Immigrant She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As a second generation American, I am grateful for the opportunities with which I am blessed today. For this column, I decided to profile some women immigrants who contributed significantly to our country.

Writing She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
Jill S. Tietjen

To celebrate the success of Harper Lee's previous and anticipated novels, let's discover other women authors through history. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

Great African-Americans in Wax

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, Maryland honors African-American heroes and heroines. Match the following heroines with her accomplishment.

Celebrating Our She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Writer, actor, and activist Maya Angelou inspired generations of women with her efforts to overcome discrimination, prejudice and abuse. A woman, who didn't speak for years in her youth, became a voice for millions in her adult life; and that voice was quite lyrical.