In honor of Women’s History Month March, 2012 we will be bringing you a herstory every day. Your contributions to our herstory series will be greatly appreciated. The full story is continued on on our ” For Women’s Equality Blog http://4wea.wordpress.com
She was the first openly identified woman to graduate from medical school, a pioneer in educating women in medicine in the United States, and was prominent in the emerging women’s rights movement.
Her female education guide was published in Spain, as was her autobiography.
In 1856, she adopted Katherine “Kitty” Barry, an orphan of Irish origin, who was her companion for the rest of her life.
For this amazing story please click here: Elizabeth Blackwell: Herstory 2
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