Women's Birthdays & Milestones

January 23

Camilla Collett b. 1813-Norwegian feminist, novelist

Gertrude Elion b. 1918-biochemist, Nobel Prize in physiology & medicine 1988

Jeanne Moreau b. 1928-French actor

Quote for the Day

"A woman's place is in control."

~ Lucy, Peanuts cartoon

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  • Women's Global Media Monitoring Project, Media Watch: 408-423-6355, January 18

  • Black Women in the Academy: 617-253-8889

  • Board on Women and Minorities of American Meteorological Society: 617-227-2426, ext. 206

  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women annual meeting, UN: 212-963-3160

  • National Labor Leaders' Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS: 202-466-4615

  • Schweppes International Women's Tennis Open, WTA: 813-895-5000

  • Women in Higher Education International Conference: 915-747-5142; fax 915-747-5538

  • Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities: An International Celebration, Eatonville, FL, featuring music, performers, lectures, workshops: 407-647-3307

Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"