Natalie Davis

As Interviewed by Ella Williams
"I guess I did cry once."
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Gayle Griffing Browning

As Interviewed by Grace Woodruff
"I felt like I couldn't be myself because I was more comfortable in my jeans than a dress any day."
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Beverly Douglas

As interviewed by Lilli Long
"It was just illegal, completely illegal."
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Charlotte Decker, Margaret Connell

As interviewed by Olivia Alejandre
"I went out there and said, 'If you don’t take them, then I’m leaving!'"
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Karen Miller

As interviewed by Alice Beckett
"They’d been alone for a long while but they didn’t really feel completely free..."
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Anahita Jalilvand

Shanja Ferdous
"Sometimes people think that doctors only look like old, white-bearded men and this obviously isn't the case anymore."
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Erin Martinson

As Interviewed by Gavin Andrew
"The most important tool I have is my voice."
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Prameela S.

Dhiya D.
"I want to tell the girls that freedom is your birthright, you don't have to suppress because you are a girl."
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Goleen Samari

As Interviewed by Chloe L
"I think that in the Middle East, in particular, when there is crisis, gender is a big factor."
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Richelle King

As interviewed by Alexandra Watson
"Cecile Richards, the current president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, founded TFN in 1995 because she noticed this rise of ultra-right conservatism in Texas, and she knew that, in order to combat it, there needed to be an organization solely dedicated to being a watchdog of the religious right here."
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Carole Keeton

As Interviewed by MJ Knoll
"And their bottom line was - I had been the president of the school board for goodness sakes, I integrated the schools- they said bottom line was this job is just too tough for a woman."
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Susan Kolbly

As Interviewed by Jason Kolbly
"When I would walk past the line, the guys would hoot, they’d do catcalls, and that was considered to be completely normal."
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Shweta Latawa

As Interviewed By Pari Latawa
"I was heavily advise by my maternal family to go for simpler jobs, since it isn't easy to manage family, house and work. I was heavily advised not to take travelling or strenuous jobs since I was considered 'weaker'. "
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Rebecca S.

As Interviewed By Avantika Tikoo
"I had encountered several men throughout my career who were supportive of women in the workforce, just not necessarily executive positions like me;there were subtle ways of indicating that women shouldn’t be working."
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Dr. Karen Swenson

As Interviewed by Sydney Yium
"A lot of patients, when they would be confronted by having to sign this consent about having their fetal tissue buried, it really upsets most of them. "
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Yi Mao

As Interviewed by Luisa Mao
"When I was a child, the situation had already improved very much. Girls in my generation were allowed to go to school, no longer forced to bind their feet, and permitted to attend the best universities China had to offer."
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Gaby O'Connor

As Interviewed by Jack Lewis
"You have to prove to them that you can do it, and it's really tiring."
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Melanie Harshman

As interviewed by Rebecca Harshman
"I think in my lifetime the important thing in the womens rights movement has been a global focus."
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Jyothi Sripada

As Interviewed by Lakshmi Surada
"In my opinion, the biggest problem for gender inequality is poverty and lack of education. When most of us will be educated, and know our rights well, there will be one day where we don't have a word called discrimination."
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Asmita Savalia

As interviewed by Jay R.
"It was very exciting to be a part of something where you were with other like-minded people."
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Coni Stogner

As Interviewed by Connor Stogner
"There's a common misconception that domestic violence in particular, or sexual assault, are women's issues in that it's women would work to end this -- and that's so not gonna be how we can end these types of crimes and these types of abuse."
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Dr. Neelima Paladugu

As Interviewed by Chatur Vallabhaneni
"It wasn't every girl that got encouraged to not be a housewife. I was the first woman from my village to leave the village and get a medical degree."
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Kathy Bolstorff

Elliot Word
"It's pro quality of life."
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Diann Mitchell

As Interviewed by M. Bisang
"The President of the company said to all of us he said you know Diann we’ll have to pay him more because he is a man. "
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Kayla Marquez

Anna Schlett
"Despite everything, you gotta keep going."
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Marie Evans

As Interviewed by Jillian Evans-Strong
"Some of the children I will remember today, and that was like fifty-something years ago."
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Uma Parameswaran

As Interviewed by Keshav Srinivasan
"I got a Fulbright Scholarship. The United States was indeed a distant land in those days. ... It was uncommon in those days for young women to travel abroad on their own. But my parents, especially my mother, encouraged us to take up the scholarship even if it meant traveling all by oneself to a distant land. So I came to Indiana University to study American Literature. "
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A. B. S.

As Interviewed by Vivian S.
"All feminists worked really hard to make sure that we have rights, and we can protect our own bodies, and now that's starting to be stripped away."
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As Interview by Miles McFadden
"All of my growing up years and until I was a freshman and sophomore in college, what I understood about the work world was that mostly my job was to get married, that I didn’t have an understanding about the work world -- because I was part of a time when many women did not work outside of the home. "
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