Scorpio Women Who Changed the World
Katy Perry, nee Katy Elizabeth Hudson, was born in Santa Barbara, California to two Christian pastor parents. She was raised listening to only gospel music and as a child sang in her church's choir. After only one year in high school, Perry was able to earn her GED and began to pursue a career in music. She first recorded and released a self-titled gospel album which proved to be unsuccessful." Then she signed with Capitol Music Group in 2007 and adopted her now well-known stage name Katy Perry. She has since released two albums and become the only artist to spend 52 consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 100.
Hilary Rodham Clinton, politician (October 26, 1947- )
Hilary Clinton was born on October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois. Clinton became extremely interested in politics at a very early age when she began canvassing during the 1960 U.S. presidential election. Encouraged by her mother to become an independent woman with a professional career, Clinton enrolled in Wellesley College where she studied political science. She later married Bill Clinton and continued to be politically active during her time as both First Lady of Arkansas as well as First Lady of the United States. She played a role in advocating the creation of the State Children's Health Insurance Program, the Adoption and Safe Families Act, and the Foster Care Independence Act. Currently, she is the Secretary of State under the Obama Administration.
Grace Kelly, actress (November 12, 1929" "“ September 14, 1982)
Grace Kelly, an American actress, was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in middle school Kelly began a modeling career and at age 12 garnered the lead in the professionally produced play Don't Feed the Animals. After high school Kelly decided to pursue a career in acting and thus moved to New York to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. As an actress for MGM, Kelly appeared in innumerable movies and several television programs. She later married Rainier III, then Prince of Monaco, and was named Princess Grace. Her legacy still lives on well after her death through the founding of The Princess Grace Foundation which aims to help those with special needs for whom no provision was made within ordinary social services.
Marie Curie, scientist (November 7, 1867-July 4, 1934)
Marie Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Both her father and grandfather were respected teachers in Warsaw while her mother operated a prestigious boarding school for girls. Curie went on to study physics at Sorbonne in Paris. She married physicist Piere Curie and together they began pursuing research based on their mutual interest in magnetism. Over the years the two made profound discoveries involving radiation and nuclear chemistry. These discoveries proved to be so influential that they " shared a Nobel Prize in physics. Curie herself also won a Nobel Prize in chemistry, thus becoming not only the first woman to ever win a Nobel Prize but also the only person to win in multiple scientific fields.
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