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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.

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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