Title IX: The Journey Continues
The L2T team wants to share with you the stories of women and men who strive to achieve the intended goal of Title IX – creating opportunity so that individuals, regardless of gender, can reach their full potential. Many have become leaders in their communities, organizations, and, in some cases, countries. These are their leaders.
Marian Wright Edelman, civil rights activist and founder of the Children's Defense Fund, has dedicated her life to those who cannot always lift themselves up.
Wilma Vaught, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.), one of the most highly decorated military women in United States history, broke through many of the bureaucratic and gender barriers that faced women in the armed forces during her nearly twenty-nine year military career.
Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman named to the U.S. Supreme Court, made history through her appointment, breaking the ultimate "glass ceiling" in the legal profession.
Sheila E. Widnall, a woman of outstanding scientific achievement, dedicated citizen, and skilled administrator, was Secretary of the United States Air Force from 1993-1997, the first woman to head a branch of the U.S. Military.
Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General of the United States, has had a life filled with "firsts."