What is the Woman Card Project?
Mr Trump: Here are a few other woman’s cards. Each one of them more relevant than the next.
The Woman Card Project is a deck of cards made by illustrators who support gender equality. The deck is made of important women (or more colloquially: Yas queens) who have and continue to spark change around the world regardless of their gender. Made after comments by Donald Trump in regard to Hillary Clinton, where he attributes her candidacy, not to her hard work but to her gender -- This deck aims to turn negatives into positives by calling out damaging gender stereotypes, and remind people there is no such thing as a ‘Woman Card’. Until now ;).
American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker.
Painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and performer is a famously provocative
avant-garde artist, best known for her works featuring repeating motifs and psychedelic imagery that evoke themes of psychology, feminism, obsession, sex, creation, destruction, and intense self-reflection.
British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films which is the second highest-grossing film series in history.
Activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women
in her native Swat Valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Yousafzai’s advocacy has since grown into an international movement.
American academic and politician, who is the senior U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
American professional tennis player, who is ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis. She is the reigning champion of the French Open, Wimbledon and Olympic women’s singles and doubles. Williams is regarded by some commentators and sports writers as the greatest female tennis player of all-time.
American politician and the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in the 2016 election. She served as the 67th United States Secretary of State, the junior United States Senator representing New York & First Lady of the United States during the presidency of Bill Clinton.
Comedians, writers, and actresses. Best known for creating and starring in the Comedy Central series Broad City.
American technology executive, activist, and author. She is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. Sandberg released her first book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.”
American paratriathlete and former Paralympic swimmer and U.S. Army officer.
American director, producer and writer. Became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Director. She also became the first woman to win the Saturn Award for Best Director.
American writer, magazine editor, actress, and singer. By the age of 15, she had shifted her focus to pop culture and feminist discussion. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the online Rookie Magazine. In 2014, she was named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” by Time magazine.
Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris.
Known for her roles as Majo Tenorio in musical drama film Filly Brown, as Beverly in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, and as Jane Villanueva in the CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin, for which she has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, winning in 2015.
A pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She worked as a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, and as a teacher and patent clerk.
Was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Her extensive charity work included campaigning for animal protection and her fight against the use of land-mines. She was the patroness of charities and organizations working with the homeless, youth, drug addicts, and the elderly.
American technology executive. She is the current CEO of YouTube. She was named to Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2015 and described in a later issue of Time as “the most powerful woman on the internet”. Wojcicki wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the importance of paid maternity leave. She is often quoted talking about the importance of finding balance between family and career.
Orator, labor organizer, and activist who was active during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Described by the Chicago Police Department as “more dangerous than a thousand rioters”, Parsons was widely recognized as being one of the most effective anarchist organizers of the day. In addition to her involvement in the labor movement, Parsons also participated in revolutionary activism on behalf of political prisoners, people of color, the homeless and women.
American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014, a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2015, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014 and 2015. She is the only actress to win Emmy Award recognition in both the comedy and drama genres for the same role.
American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. She served as the ground-based capsule communicator (CapCom) for the second and third space shuttle flights (STS-2 and STS-3) and helped develop the space shuttle’s “Canadarm” robot arm. She is the first known LGBT astronaut.
American screenwriter, director, producer and actress. In 2003, she received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation, and became the third woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. In 2010, with the drama Somewhere, she became the first American woman (and fourth American filmmaker) to win the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Photography by https://www.instagram.com/marchomstudio/
American motivational speaker and author. She has a rare congenital disease which, among other symptoms, prevents her from accumulating body fat. Ever since Lizzie was dubbed the “World’s Ugliest Woman” in a video posted on YouTube, Lizzie has spoken out against bullying. She has spoken at TED, where she talked about the topic of “How Do YOU Define Yourself"and has garnered 40 million views on her YouTube Channel. She is known for her optimism. For National Bullying Prevention Month in 2015, she hosted a social media challenge for Bystander Revolution’s Month of Action.
Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth. In 1943, Elizabeth undertook her first solo public appearance on a visit to the Grenadier Guards.1945, she joined the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service. She trained as a driver and mechanic and was promoted to honorary junior commander five months later.
She helped provoke the popular unrest that led to the French Revolution and to the overthrow of the monarchy in August 1792. She became a symbol of the excesses of the monarchy and is often credited with the famous quote "Let them eat cake," although there is no evidence she actually said it.
American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist, who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In 2005, Steinem co-founded the Women's Media Center, an organization that works "to make women visible and powerful in the media."
Belarusian-born American dressmaker and businesswoman. In 1921, she opened Maiden Form. Maidenform made many other advancements. Maidenform was the first company to sell maternity bras, and invented a standard for cup sizes.
American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activities. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. Best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences.
American businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon. From 1950 to 1992, Iris Apfel took part in several design restoration projects, including work at the White House for nine presidents: Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton.
Graciela Iturbide is considered one of the most important and influential Latin American photographers of the past four decades. Her photography is of the highest visual strength and beauty. She has developed a photographic style based on her strong interest in culture, ritual and everyday life in her native Mexico and other countries. Iturbide has extended the concept of documentary photography, to explore the relationships between man and nature, the individual and the cultural, the real and the psychological.
Pioneering Hungarian-American scientist and inventor who worked on Solar Energy technologies, also known as "Sun Queen”.
Telkes created the first thermoelectric power generator in 1947, designing the first solar heating system for the Dover Sun House in Massachusetts, and the first thermoelectric refrigerator in 1953 using the principles of semiconductor thermoelectricity.
American geneticist. She discovered that male beetles produce two kinds of sperm, one with a large chromosome and one with a small chromosome. When the sperm with the large chromosome fertilized eggs, they produced female offspring, and when the sperm with the small chromosome fertilized eggs, they produced male offspring. This pattern was observed in other animals, including humans, and became known as the XY sex-determination system. Edmund Beecher Wilson independently made the same discovery.
English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognized as the first algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine. As a result, she is often regarded as the first computer programmer.
American typist, commercial artist, and the inventor of Liquid Paper. It was difficult to erase mistakes made by early electric typewriters, which caused problems. In order to make extra money she used her talent painting holiday windows at the bank. She realized, as she said, "with lettering, an artist never corrects by erasing, but always paints over the error. So I decided to use what artists use. I put some tempera water-based paint in a bottle and took my watercolor brush to the office. I used that to correct my mistakes."
American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress, and represented New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. In 2015, Chisholm was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Nom de guerre of an officer of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), a revolutionary indigenous autonomist organization based in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Perhaps the most famous female Zapatista actor, Ramona was one of seven female commanders in charge
of directing an army that consisted of one-third women. A member of the Zapatista leading council, the CCRI (Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee), she served as a symbol of equality and dignity for indigenous and impoverished women.
American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. In 1935 Earhart became a visiting faculty member at Purdue University as an advisor to aeronautical engineering and a career counselor to women students. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.
American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician. Known for accuracy in computerized celestial navigation, her technical leadership work at NASA spanned decades where she calculated the trajectories, launch windows and emergency back-up return paths for many flights from Project Mercury including the early NASA missions Apollo 11 flight to the Moon and continued work through the Space Shuttle program and on early plans for the Mission to Mars.
American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. McClintock discovered transposition and used it to demonstrate that genes are responsible for turning physical characteristics on and off. She developed theories to explain the suppression and expression of genetic information from one generation of maize plants to the next. Due to skepticism of her research and its implications, she stopped publishing her data in 1953. she is the only woman to receive an unshared Nobel Prize in that category.
American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.
Colombian cyclist, two-time Olympic gold medalist and BMX World Champion. She won her first national title at age of 5 and her first world title at 9. Winner of 14 world championships, 2 national championships in the United States, 9 Latin American Championships and 10 Pan American championships. Pajón's achievements in BMX have earned her the nickname "Queen of BMX".
Fashion entrepreneur, Hattie's specialty was "the little Carnegie suit". In 1950, she was invited to apply her design sense to the Women's Army Corps (WAC) uniform. They were adopted for wear on New Year's Day 1951. On 1 June 1952, Hattie received the Congressional Medal of Freedom for the WAC uniform design and for her many other charitable and patriotic contributions. The WAC design was so timelessly elegant that it was still in use for women's U.S. Army uniforms in 1968. Hattie Carnegie designs are in the collection holdings of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
in New York; and at the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History in Boynton Beach, Florida.
Entrepreneur, ad woman + marketing to women expert and was named One of 2013's "Top 10 Women to Watch" in Advertising Age. She spends much of her time attending other conferences to either deliver the 3% message to new communities or to be on the lookout for speakers with the right mix of skills and stage presence to bring to 3%. She shapes the agenda, travels to keynote the road shows, runs our San Francisco Super Bowl Tweetup, chooses our student scholar and Three Cheers award winners, builds and strengthens sponsor relationships, and dreams up new ways to hasten change.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, is not only one of the most important Hispanic writers, but a woman who fought for gender equality and the right of women to acquire knowledge, becoming a pioneer of "women's liberation".
German film director and the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation. Reiniger made more than 40 films over her career, all using her invention.Her best known films are The Adventures of Prince Achmed the oldest surviving feature-length animated film, preceding Walt Disney's feature-length Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by over ten years – and Papageno (1935), also noted for devising a predecessor to the first multi-plane camera.
American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism". O'Keeffe was elected to the fifty-member American Academy of Arts and Letters. She was also elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1977, President Gerald R. Ford presented O'Keeffe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor awarded to American civilians. In 1985, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts.
American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer. She rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown's most successful act and is to this day America's most successful vocal group as well as one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. As part of the Supremes, her success made it possible for future African American R&B and soul acts to find mainstream success.
Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She started off her career as the leading vocalist in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine. Her breakthrough success with "Conga" in 1985 made her known worldwide. Won seven Grammys, Estefan has received many other awards, Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, which is the highest award that can be given to a naturalized U.S. citizen. She has won the Hispanic Heritage Award, an MTV Video Music Award, two cable television ACE Awards and the 1993 National Music Foundation's Humanitarian of the Year award. She is the recipient of the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.
American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, and served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.
American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. In 2009, she shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Oliver E. Williamson for "her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons". To date, she remains the only woman to win The Prize in Economics.
American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.
American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer. Called the Queen of Tejano music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the "top Latin artist of the '90s" and the "best selling Latin artist of the decade".
American chemist, whose career at the DuPont company spanned over forty years. She is best known for inventing the first of a family of synthetic fibers of exceptional strength and stiffness: poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide—better known as Kevlar. She became the fourth woman to be added to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Kwolek won numerous awards for her work in polymer chemistry, including the National Medal of Technology, the IRI Achievement Award and the Perkin Medal.
Canadian Fashion Model, spokesperson and activist. She spoke at a TED event and at the Dove Self Esteem Project, and was awarded the 'Role Model' Award at the Portuguese GQ Men of the Year event. She is considered a role model for young women everywhere and is making waves in the fashion and beauty industry for shattering oppressive beauty standards.