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Kathrine Switzer creates the International AVON Marathon circuit with the dream of bringing the women's marathon into the Olympics.

Kathrine Switzer creates the International AVON Marathon circuit with the dream of bringing the women's marathon into the Olympics.

12 Stunning Vintage Pictures Of Maya Angelou

12 Stunning Vintage Pictures Of Maya Angelou

Rosa Parks | She was a secretary for the NAACP, who refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white person, and she became an inspiration to...

Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first oppressed American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Most Scenic Marathons in the US - one from each State.  Maybe the halves could be a good goal! :)

My marathon is on this list! - 50 Marathons to put on your Bucket list . But nothing beats the BMO Vancouver Marathon!

50 Women Who Shaped America's Health - Gertrude Belle Elion, Chemist - Greatest contribution is a drug called Purinethol -1st major drug used to fight leukemia!

50 Of The Most Influential Women In Health

50 Women Who Shaped America's Health - Gertrude Belle Elion, Chemist - Greatest contribution is a drug called Purinethol major drug used to fight leukemia!

Tammy Baldwin made history election day 2012 as the first openly gay candidate elected to the Senate -- and she's the first woman to represent Wisconsin, to boot! (Photo: AP/Andy Manis)

Tammy Baldwin made history election day 2012 as the first openly gay candidate elected to the Senate -- and she's the first woman to represent Wisconsin, to boot!

Roger Boisjoly. In 1986, he warned his engineer colleagues and NASA that Space Shuttle Challenger was not ready to fly and that engineering issues would mean certain disaster. No one listened. He was, unfortunately, right. He said "Everybody has the responsibility to do what they get paid for and that is to stand up for what they know is right and what their profession demands of them and that’s all I did. And I’d do it again."

Roger Boisjoly. In 1986, he warned his engineer colleagues and NASA that Space Shuttle Challenger was not ready to fly and that engineering issues would mean certain disaster. No one listened. He was, unfortunately, right. He said "Everybody has the responsibility to do what they get paid for and that is to stand up for what they know is right and what their profession demands of them and that’s all I did. And I’d do it again."

Kathrine Switzer - Getting women on the marathon course!    http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-243-297--11735-0,00.html

Kathrine Switzer - Getting women on the marathon course! http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-243-297--11735-0,00.html

World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

Women in WWII - World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

Andrée Geulen. Belgium.  The Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children.

Andrée Geulen in Brussels during the German occupation the Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children ~ Link for her story of bravery.

Avon Cosmetics Author Louisa May Alcott 1944 print Ad

Avon Cosmetics Author Louisa May Alcott 1944 print Ad

Avon Cosmetics Abraham Lincoln's Mother 1944 print Ad

Avon Cosmetics Abraham Lincoln's Mother 1944 print Ad

Faces of Lost Youth: Adolescent girls from Bibb Mfg. Co. in Macon, Georgia - Photograph by Lewis W. Hine  (Child Labor)

The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth. Faces of Lost Youth: Adolescent girls from Bibb Mfg. in Macon, Georgia.

Kathrine Switzer plans to run in the 2017 Boston Marathon, the 50th anniversary of her first race there. Boston-marathon-how-kathrine-switzer-paved-way-female-runners

2012 Boston Marathon -- How Kathrine Switzer paved way for female runners

Kathrine Switzer plans to run in the 2017 Boston Marathon, the anniversary of her first race there. Boston-marathon-how-kathrine-switzer-paved-way-female-runners

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