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NASA ‘Hidden Figures’ mathematicians, Ella Fitzgerald, BET co-founder among influential women on Virginia list

Mary Jackson, Katherine Coleman Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan PHOTOS: NASA, ILLUSTRATIONS: USA TODAY NETWORK
Photo Credit: NASA, ILLUSTRATIONS: USA TODAY NETWORK

The Commonwealth of Virginia gets its name from Queen Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen. Its rolling hills, mountains, plains and sea reflect the diversity of its origins and character.

So what better place to find influential and inspiring women from the past century?

It has been 100 years since women first received the right to vote – an effort made possible by influential women here in Virginia.

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