"I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light."
- Helen Keller
When I think about epic friendships in history, I think about Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan.
Many know the basic facts about their story, but some of the greatest aspects of their friendship are not as well known: the empathy, camaraderie, and service Helen and Anne shared.
Out of the many inspirational women I looked up in my search of women and finances, Madam C.J. Walker stood out among them. As the first American female self-made millionaire, how could she not? Madam Walker exhibited all of the traits that I wanted to learn about and now share with you all.
"Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them."
Today’s #wowwomanwednesday is an incredible woman with an incredible mind.
Dr. Temple Grandin is a world-renowned expert on animal behavior and has designed a lot of the livestock handling equipment used today. She also has autism.
Dr. Grandin is a prominent speaker and published author on autism and animal behavior. She has helped people around the world to see the value of “different” thinking and provided invaluable firsthand insight into the autism spectrum.
“The world needs different kinds of minds to work together.” On the blog, we’ve got a lesson plan to learn more about Dr. Temple Grandin, what we can learn from her, an activity, and discussion questions to talk about with your kids.
How have you benefited from different minds?