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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

Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage | She Inspires

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Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage is a trailblazer of philanthropy.

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Sojourner Truth | She Inspires

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Learn about an abolitionist and a feminist during the 19th century.

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Susan B. Anthony | She Inspires

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Learn about a women’s rights leader who helped lead the way for women's right to vote.

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Katharine Burr Blodgett | She Inspires

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Learn about the renowned physicist and chemist who invented "invisible glass."

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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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