This Week in Women

19th Amendment anniversary celebration will put women on Mt. Rushmore, temporarily

Washington Post

For two weeks, Abigail Adams, Sojourner Truth, Clara Barton, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Ida B. Wells, Alice Paul, Jeannette Rankin, Gladys Pyle, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Zitkala-Sa, Nellie Tayloe Ross and Rosa Parks will be projected in pairs flanking Mount Rushmore’s four presidents — George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt — in several-minute increments.

Dr. Patrice Harris is the first African American woman to serve as President of the American Medical Association


Dr. Patrice Harris, President, American Medical Association.Courtesy Dr. Patrice Harris

First U.S. woman to walk in space dives to deepest point in the ocean


On Monday, shortly after completing the expedition in their submersible, Sullivan and her fellow diver Victor Vescovo — who was already one of just a handful of people in the world to reach Challenger Deep — coordinated a call with the International Space Station.

Travon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, qualifies to run for office in Florida


Her announcement comes as the nation is reckoning with centuries of social injustices, including systemic racism and chronic mistreatment of communities of color by law enforcement, amid protests across the United States following the death of George Floyd.

Maggie Serravalli named CFO at Fidelity, part of CEO Abby Johnson’s ‘phenomenal’ women strategy


Fidelity CEO Abby Johnson has made it a habit of appointing women into top roles.

It’s a welcome shift and “it’s heartening to see more women in the C-Suite,” says Sonya Dreizler, founder of San Francisco-based consultancy, Solutions with Sonya, via email.

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