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Visionary Women: Lessons Learned From 20 Female Luminaries

Angella Nazarian | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Angella Nazarian

Maya Angelou was an acclaimed author, poet, dancer, actress, singer, producer and activist. One of the lessons that we can learn from her life is the importance of saying "Yes". She discovered who she was and along the way by saying yes to various opportunities. "If I'm asked, 'Can you do this?' I think, if I don't do it, it'll be ten years before another black woman is asked to do it. And I say, 'Yes, yes, when do you want it?"

PHOTOS: Celebrating 50 Years Of Women In Space | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.17.2013 | Science

The history of women in space is about to turn 50 years old. Sunday (June 16) marks the 50th anniversary of Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova's l...

First Woman In Space Honored On Anniversary Of Historic Flight

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science

MOSCOW — It was another Soviet first in space 50 years ago – putting a woman in orbit. And 26-year old Valentina Tereshkova carried her pa...