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HerStory: Hero principal dies saving students

HerStory: Hero principal dies saving students

01/28/16 10:48PM

Lawrence tells the story of Susan Jordan, the heroic principal at an elementary school in Indiana who sacrificed her life to save her students from a school bus accident. Watch to see how students and faculty are remembering HerStory. watch

HerStory: Dorothy Day

HerStory: Dorothy Day

09/24/15 11:31PM

The only American woman Pope Francis honored in his speech to Congress today, Dorothy Day was a newspaper editor, social justice activist, and outspoken pacifist.  Lawrence tells HerStory.  watch

Interview with Dr. Mary Walker Award winner

Interview with Dr. Mary Walker Award winner

09/23/15 08:28AM

Major Jamie Lee Henry is the first recipient of the Dr. Mary Walker Award from Whitman-Walker Health.  Major Henry is an Army doctor and the first active duty Army officer to come out as transgender.  Major Henry shares her story.  watch

HerStory: Dr. Mary Walker | Women Who Serve

HerStory: Dr. Mary Walker | Women Who Serve

09/16/15 07:59AM

Dr. Mary Walker is the first- and only- woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor.   A look at other women trailblazers in the United States military and what the future may hold for women in the service.      watch

HerStory: The Medal of Honor Experience

HerStory: The Medal of Honor Experience

09/16/15 07:53AM

104 years after Dr. Mary Walker, Col. Jack Jacobs received the Medal of Honor for “conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty." His story- and what Pres. Nixon admitted to him before the ceremony.     watch

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for girls' education who was shot in the head by the Taliban, speaks at the United Nations (UN) Youth Assembly on July 12, 2013, in New York City. The United Nations declared July 12, "Malala Day." ...

'They failed,' Pakistani teen shot by Taliban says on 16th birthday

07/12/13 11:36AM

Wearing a pink shawl that had once belonged to slain Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, education rights activist Malala Yousafzai stood before the United Nations and made an impassioned call for women’s and children’s  education on her 16th birthday—just nine months after a Taliban gunman tried to silence her by putting a bullet through... read more