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Women Who Changed The World

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Danaiya Campbell

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Women Who Changed The World
Mother Teresa
She was the founder of The Missionaries of Charity, a Roman congregation of people dedicated to helping the disadvantaged. Mother Teresa devoted herself to helping the sick and poor. Born in 1910, Mother Teresa taught in India for almost 17 years before she found her calling. Her order established centers for the blind, aged and disabled. In 1979 she won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work. Unfortunately she died in 1997 after a long meaningful life.
Mother Teresa Facts
- Mother Teresa was named "Saint Teresa of Calcutta" in December 2015
- Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910 in Macedonia
- During her life, Mother Teresa received more than 120 honors and awards
-Mother Teresa and Princess Diana were friends. 5 days after Princess Diana died in a tragic accident Mother Teresa passed away
-Mother Teresa was a real miracle herself surviving pneumonia, malaria and 2 heart attacks she also healed an Indian woman who suffered from a stomach tumor
- Mother Teresa died September 4, 1997 because of heart failure.
Awards and Achievements
-Bharat Ratna
- Nobel Peace Prize
-Templeton Prize
-Congressional Gold Medal
-Order Of The Smile
-Golden Honor Of The Nation
-Order Of Merit
-Order Of Australia
-Presidential Medal Of Freedom
-Patronal Medal
In Memory of Mother Teresa
Birth:August 26,1910
Death: September 5, 1997
Saint Teresa of Calcutta
Born July 12, 1997 at a young age Malala had already became an advocate for girls' education. She was not afraid to stand for what she believed in and always showed courage and bravery. She was shot in the head on October 9, 2012 by a gunman. Malala was flown to the U.K for more treatment, after intense care Malala healed and began to fight for girls education even harder. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize and to this day she is still making a difference.
Malala facts
- Malala was the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner being still a minor at age 17
-Malala's full name is Malala Yousafzai
-Malala was shot in the head by Taliban while on a school bus when she was 15 years old
-She wrote a blog for BBC under a false name, explaining what life was like under Taliban control when she was 11 years old
-Her fathers name is Ziauddin Yousafzai and he used to be a schoolmaster.
-Malala once stated in an interview that she would like to become a doctor, though later she changed her career focus to politics.
- The attack on Malala caused Pakistan to create their first ever Right to Education Bill.
Awards and Achievements
- National Youth Peace Prize
- Anne Frank Award for Moral Courge
- Sitara-e-Shujaat, Pakistan's third-highest civilian bravery award
- Mother Teresa Awards for Social Justice
-Rome Prize for Peace and Humanitarian Action
-Simone de Beauvoir Prize
-Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards, Global Trailblazer,
-Premi Internacional Catalunya Award of Catalonia
-International Campaigner of the Year
Rosa Parks
Civil rights activist, Rosa Parks created history by sitting for what she believed in. Born February 4, 1913 her childhood was filled with racial discrimination. On December 1, 1991 Rosa Parks sat down on a bus after a long day at work but she sat down in the front where a whites only sign was put up. After refusing to give up her seat and move to the back she was put under arrest for violating city laws, after 24 hours in jail she was bailed out by Edgar Nixon, president of the NAACP. The bus spurred a city-wide boycott. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on public buses. 0n October 24, 2005 Rosa Parks lost her life due to natural causes.
Rosa Park's Facts
-Known as Rosa parks her full name is Rosa Louise MaCauley Parks
-Her parents split up when she was young
-Rosa often worked as a seamstress

-She wrote an autobiography called Rosa Parks: My Story in 1992
-On December 8th Rosa Parks had a trial and was found guilty.
-The boycott lasted 381 days the supreme court ruled that public buses could no longer be segregated.
In Memory Of Rosa Parks
Birth- February 4, 1913
Death- October 24, 2005
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Awards and Achievements
- Golden Plate Award
-Congressional Gold Medal
- Presidential Medal of Freedom
-Spingarn Medal
- Martin Luther King Jr. Award
Suu Kyi
Born June 19, 1945 in Yangon, Suu Kyi came home to protesters being slaughtered. She spoke out against them and initiated a genius and nonviolent movement towards democracy and human rights. However in 1989 Suu Kyi was put under house arrest, she spent 15 of the next 21 years in custody still fighting for democracy and human rights. In 1991 her ongoing efforts earned her a Nobel Peace Prize. During 2010 Suu Kyi was released from house arrest and she was given a seat in the parliament for the National League of Democracy, to this day she still holds this seat.
Suu Kyi Facts
- Suu Kyi's full name is Aung San Suu Kyi
-Suu Kyi spent most of her years in in England, the United States and India before returning to Burma her home town
- Suu Kyi was born in Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar)
- Suu Kyi holds a seat in parliament for the National League for Democracy party and was also named the state counselor, a position above
the presidency that allows her
to direct the country's

Awards and Achievements
- Nobel Peace Prize
- Sakharov Prize
- Presidential Medal Of Freedom
- Congressional Gold Medal
- Freedom Of The City Of Dublin
- Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize
- International Simon Bolivar Prize
-MTV Europe Music Free Your
- Wallenberg Medal
Florence Nightingale
Born May 12, 1820 in Italy during the Crimean War. During the war she and a few other nurses helped improve the sanitary conditions of a British hospital base resulting in the deaths being minimized by two-thirds. Her writings sparked worldwide health care reform. In 1860 she established St. Thomas' Hospital and the Nightingale Training School for Nurses. She died August 13, 1910, in London due to natural causes.
Florence Nightingale Facts
- Florence Nightingale was fluent in English, French, German and Italian
-When she was in her twenties Florence began to take an interest in how the sick people in the villages were taken care of. She started to believe that God wanted her to be a nurse.
-During the Crimean War, she was nicknamed ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ because she would work all
night to make sure the soldiers had
what they needed, like water
and warm blankets.
In Memory of Florence Nightingale
Birth: May 12, 1820
Death: August 13, 1910
Florence Nightingale
Women Who Changed The World
Throughout my presentation you will find out about a few of the worlds many inspirational women. All of these women have created a better place for us to live. Many of these women have been pushed to lose hope and to give up but through all of this they carried on and we thank them for it everyday.
Awards and Achievements
- Royal Red Cross
- Lady of Grace
- Order of Merit.
- Honorary Freedom of the City of London
Thank You!!
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