Karen Gay Silkwood was an American labor union activist and chemical technician at the Kerr-McGee plant near Crescent, Oklahoma, United States. Silkwood's job was making plutonium pellets for nuclear reactor fuel rods
Famous and Powerful Women of the Decade - 2000-2009
Influential Women - Somaly Mam - Cambodian native, Somaly Mam, is a survivor of one of the worst violations of women today: human sex trafficking. In spite of this, she found the strength to become a powerful figure for women’s rights!
Geraldine Ferraro - USA - Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first woman nominated to be Vice Presidential by a major American political party.