Bluebirds Project Computers

Outstanding Women of the World

Directions: Use the links provided to find the answers to the questions. After you glean the answer,
place your cursor over the Back button. Hold down on the mouse button. You'll get a menu that lets
you drop back several pages. Select the Women of the World page.

1. Why was Wangari Marathi awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004?

2. Mary Mcaleese is the second female president of Ireland.

What does she see as the gift of women to the world?

 

3. Sung Jo Kim is a successful Korean business woman. Her goals include

 

4. What role has Queen Rania of Jordan chosen to play?

 

5. You may never meet Dr. Julie Embarking. Yet she may save your life. Explain.

 

6. Margaret Thatcher was the first woman ever to take this role. She was also one of the longest serving.
What did she do? How has her work been remembered?

 

7. Who should support Guatemala's Rigoberta Menchu? Why?

 

8. Queen Liliuokalani sought to free her people through a new Constitution. Where did she rule?

Was she treated fairly?

 

9. Watch: The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the World

Which of the lessons learned listed by the speaker is a surprise to you?

 

Do some digging:

Identify another outstanding woman. Why are her accomplishments laudable?

 

 

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." Beverly Sills

Extras:

What is the nature of public service? Wangari Maathai | Demographics of government | Women of Science

Essay project - Continuing HerStory: Great Women in Science and Engineering

Women's Words of Wisdom - LOC exhibit | Women who ran for President site

Leaders & Students online videos - Justice Sandra Day O'Conner

red checkmark20 Million Reasons” to Register to Vote

Women of Influence | 50 Most Powerful Women 2007

Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning" Till A.D. 1850.
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale online through Google Books Search.

4000 years of Women in Science

 


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