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  • Smart Women Take Politics Personally

    Here at Smart Women Company HQ, we've been thinking about women who have gone before us to pave the way - women who fought hard for our right to vote. Here are just a few of the women who inspire us daily to campaign for our rights and to take politics personally!  1. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (born in 1832) Dr Mary was a true revolutionary.  Not only was she the second woman in US history to become a licensed doctor, she was an abolitionist, decorated war surgeon, and gender-equality activist. In a bold move for her time Dr. Mary wore trousers and a jacket to her wedding and...

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