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2/13/1879-Sarojini Naidu, 1st Indian woman to be president of the Indian National Congress, was born. 

2/14/1920-Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League of Women Voters. 

2/15/1910-Irena Sendler, a Polish social worker who rescued Jewish children during WWII, was born. She rescued about 2500 children from the Warsaw ghetto. 

2/16/1954-Senda Berenson, American educator died. She promoted women’s basketball and wrote the official rule book for college women’s basketball. 

2/17/1881-Mary Breckinridge, leading American nurse and midwife, was born. She dedicated her life to improving conditions for infants, children, and pregnant women. 

2/18/1898-Leader of the World Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Frances Willard, died. 

2/19/1952-Chinese American author Amy Tan was born. She is best known for her first novel, The Joy Luck Club.


Hinds and artist, Laurina Paperina brought the fun to House of Vans Brooklyn with an interactive art installation from their new Zine

Photos: Amy Willard