WHO | Myra Sadker
WHAT | Professor, Author, Activist
WHEN | On this day, in 1943, Myra Sadker was born.
WHERE | She was born and raised in Augusta, Maine.
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW WHO SHE IS | Myra Sadker focused her research on gender roles in the education system. Through her writings and lectures, Myra educated others on the American academic culture and the apparent sexism that men and women faced in the academic world, as well as the psychological, physical, and career worlds. The Myra Sadker Foundation was created to help carry on her legacy and further her ideals on gender equality.