The Heroines

Session 1

Ellen Ochoa

Fiona Feliz Drew as Ellen Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa became the 1st Hispanic woman in space when she boarded Discovery in 1993. She has a PhD in electrical engineering.#IsisProjectSA

Annie Oakley  

Elizabeth Benavente as Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was a sharpshooter whose role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West led her to become the first American female superstar. #IsisProjectSA

Audrey Hepburn

Alicia Segura as Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. She won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony, and was dedicated to UNICEF. #IsisProjectSA

Abigail Adams

Gloria Sanchez as Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams, wife of J. Adams, 2nd US Pres. Deeply involved in politics, advocate of women’s rights & opponent of slavery. #IsisProjectSA

Malala

Zahra Mammen as Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, a 16 yo Pakastani girl survived a Taliban gunshot to the head & continues to advocate for education & womens rights.#IsisProjectSA

Dolores Huerta

Viola Flores as Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta, a labor leader & civil rights activist, co-founded modern-day United Farm Workers alongside Cesar Chavez.#IsisProjectSA

Audrina Rios as Maria Tallchief

Maria Tallchief, 1st US prima ballerina, 1st Native American w/title. She founded Chicago City Ballet & is in National Womens Hall of Fame. #IsisProjectSA

Jane Goodall

Aryell Ratliff as Dr. Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is a British primatologist, anthropologist & UN Messenger of Peace. Dame Commander of the OBE & animal advocate. #IsisProjectSA

Frida Kahlo

Zahara Elizarrarz as Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter best known for surrealist folk art & celebrated for realistic depiction of female experience & form. #IsisProjectSA

Laura Wilder

Lily Conroy as Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder was an American author who wrote the Little House series of children’s novels based on pioneer life. #IsisProjectSA

Rachel Carson

Lorelei Mayer as Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson was an American marine biologist & conservationist whose writings advanced the global environment movement. #IsisProjectSA

Minnie Dean as Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor is the 1st Hispanic Supreme Court justice & 3rd female justice, holds honorary law degrees from 10 universities. #IsisProjectSA

Rachel colmen

Adeline Droegemueller as Rachel Coleman

Rachel Coleman is an American musician & actress who created Signing Time!, a video series teaching American Sign Language. #IsisProjectSA

Session 2

Sofia Mireles and Rosie the Riveter Rose the Riveter- US cultural icon representing American women who worked in factories during WWII. Symbol of feminism & women’s economic power. #IsisProjectSA

Sofia Mireles and Rosie the Riveter

Rose the Riveter- US cultural icon representing American women who worked in factories during WWII. Symbol of feminism & women’s economic power. #IsisProjectSA

Stella Benigno-Buxton as Maya Angelou Maya Angelou: an African-American author & poet whose prolific works have earned her dozens of awards & 30+ honorary doctoral degrees. #IsisProjectSA

Stella Benigno-Buxton as Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou: an African-American author & poet whose prolific works have earned her dozens of awards & 30+ honorary doctoral degrees. #IsisProjectSA

 

Olivia Martinez as Mother Teresa Mother Teresa-a Noble Peace Prize laureate whose humanitarian efforts have aided people in need worldwide.Her legacy continues.#IsisProjectSA

Olivia Martinez as Mother Teresa Mother Teresa-a Noble Peace Prize laureate whose humanitarian efforts have aided people in need worldwide.Her legacy continues.#IsisProjectSA

Olivia Martinez as Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa-a Noble Peace Prize laureate whose humanitarian efforts have aided people in need worldwide.Her legacy continues.#IsisProjectSA

Aletheia Galloway as Mary Anning Mary Anning- British paleontologist whose findings contributed to fundamental changes in scientific thinking, prehistoric life & Earth’s history. #IsisProjectSA

Aletheia Galloway as Mary Anning

Mary Anning- British paleontologist whose findings contributed to fundamental changes in scientific thinking, prehistoric life & Earth’s history. #IsisProjectSA

Allegra Harrell as Margaret Mead Margaret Mead, PhD, was a US cultural anthropologist whose reports on gender helped spur the 1960s sexual revolution. #IsisProjectSA

Allegra Harrell as Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead, PhD, was a US cultural anthropologist whose reports on gender helped spur the 1960s sexual revolution. #IsisProjectSA

Kaylani Barrientes as Ina May Gaskin Ina May Gaskin- American midwife & author who revolutionized the US midwifery and maternal health movement since the 1970s. #IsisProjectSA

Kaylani Barrientes as Ina May Gaskin

Ina May Gaskin- American midwife & author who revolutionized the US midwifery and maternal health movement since the 1970s. #IsisProjectSA

Cara Kincaid as Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer & author, and the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. #IsisProjectSA

Cara Kincaid as Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer & author, and the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. #IsisProjectSA

Ava Paredes as Selena Quintinilla  Selena Quintinilla was a multi award-winning American Latina singer/song-writer who was tragically murdered at age 23.  #isisprojectsa

Ava Paredes as Selena Quintinilla  Selena Quintinilla was a multi award-winning American Latina singer/song-writer who was tragically murdered at age 23.  #isisprojectsa

Ava Paredes Selena Quintinilla

Selena Quintinilla was a multi award-winning American Latina singer/song-writer who was tragically murdered at age 23. With over 60 million albums worldwide she is  one of the best-selling artists of all time. She is also the only female artist to have five albums in U.S. Billboard 200 at the same time #isisprojectsa

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