So here I am : speeches by great women to empower and inspire / Anna Russell ; illustrated by Camila Pinheiro.
By: Russell, Anna.
Contributor(s): Pinheiro, Camila [illustrator.].Material type: BookPublisher: London, England : White Lion Publishing, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 176 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781781318270; 1781318271.Subject(s): Speeches, addresses, etc -- Women authorsDDC classification: 808.8599287
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
60 empowering speeches celebrating women in their own words through extracts and commissioned illustrations, spanning throughout history up to the modern day.
Includes bibliographical references.
On the Spanish Armada, 1588 / Elizabeth -- Of Free Inquiry, Considered as a Means for Obtaining Just Knowledge, 1829 / Fanny Wright -- Farewell Address, 1833 / Maria Stewart -- Anti-Slavery Speech, 1838 / Angelina Grimke -- Ain't I A Woman?, 1851 / Sojourner Truth -- The Principles of Social Freedom, 1871 / Victoria Woodhull -- Indian Affairs Statement, 1884 / Sarah Winnemucca -- The Solitude of Self, 1892 / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the United States, 1906 / Mary Church Terrell -- This Awful Slaughter, 1909 / Ida B. Wells -- Women, Ideals and the Nation, 1909 / Countess Markievicz -- Nobel Lecture: Radium and the New Concepts in Chemistry, 1911 / Marie Curie -- Freedom or Death, 1913 / Emmeline Pankhurst -- Should Men Vote?, 1914 / Nellie McClung -- Victory for Votes, 1915 / Jutta Bojsen-Meller -- Address to the Jury, 1917 / Emma Goldman -- Maiden Speech in Parliament, 1920 / Nancy Astor
The Morality of Birth Control, 1921 / Margaret Sanger -- Professions for Women, 1931 / Virginia Woolf -- Speech at the Arab Feminist Conference, 1944 / Huda Sha'arawi -- A Talk About Women, c. 1949 / Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti -- Speech to the Descam/sados, 1951 / Eva Peron -- The Life and Legacy of Louis Braille, 1952 / Helen Keller -- The United Nations as a Bridge, 1954 / Eleanor Roosevelt -- Equal Rights for Women, 1969 / Shirley Chisholm -- Argument in Frontiero v. Richardson, 1973 / Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Y'all Better Quiet Down, 1973 / Sylvia Rivera -- Speech to Parliament on Abortion Law, 1974 / Simone Veil -- True Liberation of Women, 1980 / Indira Gandhi -- The Lady's Not For Turning, 1981 / Margaret Thatcher -- A Left-Handed Commencement Address, 1983 / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Nobel Lecture, 1983 / Barbara McClintock -- Speech During the Joint Session of the US Congress, 1986 / Corazon C. Aquino -- A Woman's Place, 1992 / Naomi Wolf
Address to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, 1992 / Severn Cullis-Suzuki -- Northern Arizona University Commencement Speech, 1992 / Wilma Mankiller -- Nobel Lecture, 1993 / Toni Morrison -- Remarks for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995 / Hillary Clinton -- Nobel Lecture, 2004 / Wangari Maathai -- Harvard University Commencement Speech, 2008 / J.K. Rowling -- Speech to the US Congress, 2009 / Angela Merkel -- Barnard College Commencement Speech, 2011 / Sheryl Sandberg -- Nobel Lecture, 2011 / Ellen Johnson Sirleaf -- The Vlog that Helped Spark the Egyptian Revolution, 2011 / Asmaa Mahfouz -- The Drive for Freedom, 2012 / Manal al-Sharif -- The Misogyny Speech, 2012 / Julia Gillard -- Nobel Lecture, 2014 / Malala Yousafzai -- HeForShe Launch Campaign, 2014 / Emma Watson -- Caring for the Earth -- Reasons for Hope, 2016 / Jane Goodall -- Speech at the Democratic National Convention, 2016 / Michelle Obama
Women's March Speech, 2017 / Gloria Steinem -- Nobel Lecture, 2017 / Beatrice Fihn -- An Ode to Black Women, 2017 / Alicia Garza -- SVA Commencement Address, 2018 / Maya Lin.
"The first and only dedicated collection of speeches by women from around the world, So here I am is about women speaking up - within politics, science, human rights and media; discussing everything from free love, anti-war, scientific discoveries, race, gender and women's rights. From Emmeline Pankhurst's 'Freedom or Death' speech and Marie Curie's trailblazing Nobel lecture, to Michelle Obama speaking on parenthood in politics and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza's stirring ode to black women, the words collected here are empowering, engaging, inspiring and unapologetic"--Back cover.