This week we are featuring Pittsburgh-native, Nellie Bly. She was a bold journalist that feigned a mental illness in order to do an expose of mental institutions in the late1800s.
Nellie Bly was actually the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochran. She was born in 1864 in Cochran mills, Pennsylvania –which…Read More
May Mann Jennings was no stranger to the political world, and therefore made great contributions to the state of Florida in her career. Her father was a State Senator of Florida and her husband was Florida governor, William Sherman Jennings. She was known as an activist for various causes, including environmental conservation,…Read More
Lucy stone was born in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, yet lived most of her life in Boston. She was an abolitionist, suffragist, and a creator of the Women’s Journal.
Stone has been credited with being the first woman in Massachusetts to receive a college degree. Since, she was a very gifted…Read More
Happy Friday, strong friends! Unfortunately, Women’s History Month is coming to a close which means that this is the last edition of Strong Female Friday. I know that this may be upsetting news but I am…Read More