some of my fave women's college grads

if you're shopping for colleges, apply to a women's school! count yourself among this number
  1. Marian Wright Edelman (Spelman)
    first black woman admitted the Mississippi Bar and founded the Children's Defense Fund. she also organized for MLKs Poor People's Movement
  2. Suzan Lori Parks (Mount Holyoke)
    playwright who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for drama. the first black lady to do it!
  3. Hellen Keller (Radcliffe)
    sadly radcliffe was eaten by Harvard some time ago. my love to the legacy
  4. Benazir Bhutto (Radcliffe)
    first female president of Pakistan! first woman elected to lead a country w/ a Muslim majority
  5. Zora Neale Hurston (Barnard)
    Harlem Renaissance author that brought us American classics
  6. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Smith)
    academy award winning documentary filmmaker
  7. Grace Hopper (Vassar)
    compiler of computer programming language! badass computer scientist. Vassar is now coed, RIP Vassar
  8. Jhumpa Lahiri (Barnard)
    post colonial fiction author u should check out
  9. Tammy Baldwin (Smith)
    first openly gay US senator ✋
  10. Alice Walker (Spelman)
    obvious
  11. Ursula K Le Guin (Radcliffe)
    author is earthsea, one of my forever fave sci fi authors. RIP Radcliffe