Sara Josephine Baker was born in 1873 in Poughkeepsie, New York, to Daniel Mosher Baker and Jenny Harwood Brown. Josephine was just 16 when her father and brother died in a typhoid fever epidemic. It was this event that made Josephine decide to give up a scholarship to Vassar College and go to medical school to become a physician.
As bill language gestates, NOW boosts Women’s Agenda -http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/185734/as-bill-language-gestates-now-boosts-womens-agenda/
Late last week, the House of Representatives blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. This was a blow to all of us who have worked so hard on policies to help close the wage gap.
Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Women of different backgrounds and experiences gathered Wednesday to honor the achievements of one another.Some of this year's award recipients include the past president of the Binghamton chapter of New York State Women, and a Vestal High School student who volunteers at Lourdes Hospital and in after school programs.
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