E-LIBRARY OF MONOLOGUES

Video – Julia Brownley, Congresswoman, thanks the AAUW TO branch

for the 2019  Women’s History Project


Here are many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to enable parents, teachers, students, librarians and others to make women’s history come alive.

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MONOLOGUE COLLECTIONS OF WOMEN PAST & PRESENT

Monologues – Suffragists and Activists
Nine Notable Women in Science
Nine Notable Women in Sport
Nine Notable Women Writers
 Nine Notable Aerospace Women

 

SINGLE PROFILES OF WOMEN PAST & PRESENT

Susan B. Anthony – Woman Suffrage Leader (1820 – 1906)
Abigail Adams – Writer and First Lady (1744-1818)
Alice Paul – Women’s Suffrage Leader (1885 – 1977)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias All-American Champion Athlete (1914 – 1956)
Clara Shortridge Foltz, Lawyer, California Suffragist (1849 – 1934)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton – Woman Suffrage Leader (1815 – 1902)
Harriet Tubman, Abolitionist (1820 – 1913)
Ida B. Wells-Barnett – Anti-Lynch Crusader, Journalist (1862 – 1931)
Inez Milholland Boissevain, Lawyer, Suffragist & Orator (1886 – 1916)
Sojourner Truth, Abolitionist (1797 – 1883)
Agnes de Mille, Dancer and Choreographer (1905-1993)
Amelia Earhart, Solo Transatlantic Aviator (1897-1937)
Amy Beach, Musician and Composer (1867-1944)
Ann Bancroft, Polar Explorer (1955-)
Annie Oakley Sharpshooter of The Wild West (1860 – 1926)
Annie Smith Peck, Mountaineer (1850-1935)
Antonia Novello Physician, U.S. Surgeon General (1944-)
Barbara Jordan, Texas Politician (1936-1996)
Barbara Mcclintock Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist (1902 – 1992)
Beatrix Potter Author and Creator of Peter Rabbit (1866 – 1943)
Belle Jennings Benchley, San Diego Zoo Director (1882-1973)
Bessie Coleman, Aviator (1892-1926)
Bette Nesmith Graham, Inventor of Liquid Paper (1924 – 1980)
Billie Jean King, Tennis Player (1943-)
Bridget “Biddy” Mason Slave, Los Angeles Landowner (1818 – 1891)
Caroline Jones, Advertising Executive (1942 – 2001)
Chien-Shiung Wu, Nuclear Physicist (1912 – 1997)
Christiane Amanpour, Journalist (1958-)
Clara Barton (1821-1912)
Connie Chung, American Journalist (1946-)
Dian Fossey, Primatologist (1932-1985)
Dolores Huerta, Political Activist and Union Organizer (1930 -)
Dorothy Kamenshek, Professional Baseball Player (1925 – 2010)
Edna Lee Paisano, Statistician, Activist (1948 -)
Eleanor Roosevelt,First Lady (1884 – 1962)
Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s First Woman Physician (1821-1910)
Ellen Ochoa, Engineer, Inventor and Astronaut (1958 -)
Elma González Research Scientist, Cellular Biologist (1942 -)
Eugenie Clark, American Ichthyologist, or Shark Expert (1922-2015)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Founder of Special Olympics (1921 – 2009)
Fannie Farmer, Cooking Teacher and Cookbook Author (1857-1915)
Florence Nightingale, Nurse (1820 – 1910)
Georgia O’Keeffe, Artist (1887 – 1986)
Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (1898-1978)
Grace Murray Hopper, Pioneer Computer Scientist (1934-1980)
Helen Greiner, Engineer, Roboticist (1967 -)
Irene Gomez, Program Manager, Mixteco Indigenous Community Organizing Project (1980 -)
J.K. Rowling, author (1965-)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Track Gold Medalist (1962 -)
Jacqueline Cochran, Aviator (1906-1980)
Jane Addams, Social Worker (1860 – 1935)
Jane Goodall, Primatologist (1934-)
Jerrie Cobb, Aviator (1931-)
Joan Baez Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Activist (1941 -)
Judith Baca, Mural Artist (1946-)
Julia Morgan, Architect (1872 – 1957)
Kristi Yamaguchi Olympic Champion Figure Skater (1971 -)
Linda Alvarado (1952-)
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
Lucille Ball, Comedienne, Actress, and Studio Exec (1911 – 1989)
Mabel Stark, Tiger Trainer/Animal Tamer (1889 – 1968)
Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist (1867 – 1919)
Margaret Bourke-White, Photojournalist (1904 – 1971)
Maria Mitchell, Astronomer, (1818 – 1889)
Marian Anderson (1902-1993)
Marian Wright Edelman, Activist for the Rights of Children (1939-)
Marie Curie, Physicist (1867-1934)
Mary Walker, Doctor and Surgeon (1832 – 1919)
Michelle Akers (1966-)
Mother Teresa, Humanitarian (1910-1997)
National Park Rangers -Claire Marie Hodges – 1st Female National Park Ranger – (1890 – 1970) Suzanne Lewis – 1st Female National Park Superintendent – (1958 -) Betty R. Soskin – Oldest Active N.Park Ranger (1921-)
Nellie Bly (1867 – 1922)
Oprah Winfrey (1954-)
Patsy Mink U.S. Congresswoman, Title IX Co-Author (1927 – 2002)
Pearl S. Buck, Writer (1892-1973)
Peggy Whitson, Astronaut, Space Station Commander (1960 -)
Pocahontas, Ambassador (1595 – 1617)
Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Queen of Jordan, Humanitarian (1970 -)
Rachel Carson, Writer, Scientist, and Marine Biologist (1907-1964)
Rell Sunn, Professional Surfer, Ocean Athlete (1950 – 1998)
Rosa Parks, Activist (1913 – 2005)
Roxanne Quimby Businesswoman, Philanthropist (1950 -)
Rudy Bridges (1954-)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court Justice (1933-)
Ruth Patrick, Limnologist and Ecologist (1907 – 2013)
Sacagawea Member of Lewis and Clark Expedition (1788 – 1812)
Sally Ride, Astronaut (1951-2012)
Sandra Day O’Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1930 -)
Shirley Black Temple, Actor and Diplomat (1928-2014)
Susan Butcher, Dog Musher, Writer (1954-2006)
Susan La Flesche Picotte, Nat. Am. Medical Doctor (1865 – 1915)
Venus Williams, Tennis Champion (1980-)
Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate Environmentalist (1940 – 2011)
Wilma Mankiller, Chief of The Cherokee Nation (1945 – 2010)
Wilma Rudolph Olympic Gold Medalist (1940 – 1994)
Yoshiko Uchida, WWII Japanese-American Internee (1921 – 1992)
Juliette G.Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of The U.S.A. (1860 – 1927)
Katherine G. Johnson, Mathematician (1918-)
Loretta Lynn, Country Music Star (1935-)
Mary Cassatt, Artist and Printmaker (1844-1926)
Maya Angelou, Poet, Actress and Civil Rights Activist (1928-2014)
Nancy Lopez, Professional Golfer (1957-)
Zora Neale Hurston, Writer (1901-1960)
Malala Yousafzai, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient (1997-)