Elizabeth Blackwell

British-born medical practitioner

In 1849, Blackwell became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.

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Aretha Franklin

Queen of Soul

Aretha charmed the world with her extraordinary gift of song. However, it wasn’t just her singing that captured people’s hearts. People were drawn to her character, strength and determination – no matter the odds.

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Rebecca Scarberry

Founder, Becky’s Blissful Bakery

“Trust your instinct. No one is smarter than you. Impress yourself every day. You CAN do it. Don’t ever give up. Always – always be yourself!”

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Megumi Kanda

Principal Trombonist, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

“You don’t have to change yourself just to fit in.”

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