This week, Sam talks about Dr. Jane Cook Wright, the first Black & first female President of the New York Cancer Society!
At the age of 33, Dr. Wright was appointed the director of the Cancer Research Foundation at Harlem Hospital, where she revolutionized cancer research, specifically the practices with which we determine how best to fight it. To learn more about her amazing accomplishments, check out the full episode & then head to www.BroadsYouShouldKnow.com for more resources!
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Billie Jean King — Pro Tennis Player and LGBTQ + Gender Equality Advocate [Sam Eggers]
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko (aka Lady Death) — The Deadliest Female Sniper in History [Chloe Skye]
Pine Leaf Woman Chief — Two-Spirit Native American Chief Who Led With Peace [Sam Eggers]
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Yoko Ono — Avant-Garde Artist & Activist for Peace Who Definitively Did Not Break Up the Beatles [Sam Eggers]
Dr. Marian Croak — "Black Engineer of the Year" Who Invented VOIP Technology & Expanded the Internet [Sara Gorsky]
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Annie Edson Taylor — Went Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel [Sam Eggers]
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