This December’s Women We Laud lineup includes college venture capitalist Ernestine Fu, the New Hampshire Capitol delegation-elect, and New York’s own candidate for sainthood Dorothy Day.
Women We Laud: Challenging the Status Quo: Lizzie Velasquez, Aung San Suu Kyi and Wangari Maathai
Lizzie Velasquez Author and Motivational Speaker Twenty-three-year-old Lizzie Velasquez (http://www.aboutlizzie.com) is used to being stared at. Just recently, she and her family went to the movies and a man walked past her twice, staring at her, before coming right up and looking her up and down. “Can I help you?” her father asked. The man <... >
Gear up for the Summer Olympics with Women We Laud. Get an inside look at four U.S. contenders Mary Killman, Mariya Koroleva, Ariana Kukors, and Mariel Zagunis (and their fave beauty products), as well as Fanny Blankers-Koen, the Netherlands’ “Flying Housewife” and heroine of the 1948 Olympic Games.