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Emma Willard | She Inspires

Aired: 2017-06-15 12:00:00 1:04 Rating: NR

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

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State, three years before the passage of the 19th Amendment. WMHT is celebrating the centennial with a series of interstitials that recognize the 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

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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Ann Lee | She Inspires

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Learn about Ann Lee, the visionary leader who brought the Shakers to America.

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Kate Mullany | She Inspires

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Learn about Kate Mullany, the young Irish-American laundry labor organizer of the 1860s.

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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.