Category Archives: Leaders & Innovators

Martha Berry

Martha Berry was born in 1866 in Rome, Georgia to a wealthy family.

At that time there were few secondary schools in the region. Using partly her own money, she established a school for boys at Possum Trot, which later …

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Margaret Higgins Sanger

Margaret Sanger, born in 1879 in Corning, New York, is remembered today as one of the founders of planned parenthood.

What is more difficult to remember today is that birth control was not legal, even for married couples, until 1965. …

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