Angelina Jolie is a well-known American actress. But what do you actually know about her? We tried to gather a few facts beyond her cinema career and love stories! Advertisements
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. Advocate for women’s rights, she became the only American artist to exhibit with the Impressionists in Paris.
Frida Kahlo was a major Mexican artist and feminist. She was born in Mexico on July 6th, 1907. Her father was German and her mother was half Amerindian and half Spanish.
The first female co-anchor of a network evening news program, Barbara Walters is American journalist famous for her highly effective technique in television interviews of world-renowned figures. She is noted for an uncanny ability to ask the questions the public would most like to hear, and her ability not to alienate the people she interviews.… Read More Portrait of Women: Barbara Walters
Alice Walker is the United States preeminent novelist, poet, short story writer, and feminist. She became the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her novel “The Color Purple” which tells the story of a black woman who struggles not only against the racist white culture but also the patriarchal… Read More Portrait of Women: Alice Walker
Niki de Saint Phalle was a French-American visual artist, painter, sculptor and director. On top of her artistic skills, she was also a feminist and activist and in favor of the Black power.
Known as the “First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement”, Coretta Scott King was an American civil rights activist and the wife of 1960s civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. She was one of the most influential women leaders in the world, also active in the feminist, LGBT, and anti-apartheid movements.
Rokhaya Diallo is French journalist, writer and film producer, and an activist for racial, gender and religious equality. Her works include Racism: a guide, France Belongs to Us, France: One and Multicultural and How to talk to kids about racism, a graphic novel Pari(s) d’Amies, and Afro! Her topics of interest are identity, racism, religion… Read More Portrait of Women: Rokhaya Diallo
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian author and feminist, born on September 15, 1977, in Enugu, Nigeria.
Marjane Satrapi is a Franco-Iranian full artist: graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author.