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Explore Women Humanitarians

Are you curious about how people in other countries are like you yet different from you? Do you ever wonder what Egyptian girls thousands of years ago did for fun? Have you ever thought of living on a tropical island or in an igloo? Do you get the urge to comfort people, teach them, and make life better for them? If these kinds of ideas cross your mind, explore Women in Humanities.

Here you'll learn about women who have made a difference in the world. Some are teachers and religious leaders. Some work to ensure the civil rights of others. Some—philanthropists—collect or donate money to help people in need or to spread knowledge. Many women make a difference by taking on the most important job in the world—being a good mother.

Girls Explore® introduces you to some of these explorers in the humanities, such as Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts; Pearl Buck, American author who lived in and wrote about China; Rosa Parks, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement.

To learn more about women who devote themselves to others, click on the Additional Information links on the right column.


Harriet Tubman Doll Set

Harriet Tubman Biography

Harriet Tubman 13x19 Poster

Harriet Tubman 8.5x11 Print

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I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women who Changed America
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Biographies of Women Humanitarians
Additional Information for Women Humanitarians
American Association of University Women
Promoting education and equality for women and girls.

Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development
Encourages youth to reach their highest potential through the Rosa Parks philosophy of "Quiet Strength".