Encore Careers Are You Ready for Your Second Act?-MainPhoto

There are women throughout history who have been inspiring and decisive in the development of human thinking. Hypatia of Alexandria was the first woman astronomer, mathematician, inventor and a philosopher right alongside Plato and Aristotle. Simone de Beauvoir, the feminist French writer, intellectual and existentialist philosopher, wrote that: “One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” Susan Sontag was a 20th century American writer and cultural icon, and an internationally and widely-read political activist.