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She Inspires celebrates influential women from history who have made an impact on our region and beyond.

We invite you to share a woman who has been an inspiration to you. Leave a comment and photo below or use #SheInspiresMeWMHT to share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

She Inspires

Grandma Moses | She Inspires

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Learn about American folk artist, Grandma Moses.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton | She Inspires

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Learn about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a champion for all rights of women.

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Edmonia Lewis | She Inspires

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Learn about internationally recognized sculptor & Rensselaer County native, Edmonia Lewis.

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Ethelda Bleibtrey | She Inspires

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Learn about Ethelda Bleibtrey, the first woman ever to win three Olympic gold medals.

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Grace Hudowalski | She Inspires

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Grace Hudowalski was the first woman to hike the 46 peaks of the Adirondacks and was a pioneer in the creation of the ADK Forty-Sixers club.

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Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet)| She Inspires

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Learn about Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet), a slave in western Massachusetts until she sued for freedom and won.

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Edna St. Vincent Millay | She Inspires

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A major figure in 20th century American literature, Jazz Age poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was only nineteen years old when she published 'Renaissance,' the poem that launched her career.

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Alice Morgan Wright | She Inspires

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Modernist sculptor Alice Morgan Wright was a suffragist and animal welfare advocate.

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Emma Willard | She Inspires

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Learn about Emma Willard, founder of the first higher education school for women in the US.

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Eleanor Roosevelt | She Inspires

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Learn why Eleanor Roosevelt was dubbed 'first lady of the world.'

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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Space: Women are here to stay

Aired: 2014-10-14 04:00:00 3:27 Rating: NR

Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.