Women, the right of knowledge

henriettaHenrietta Maria Stanley (21.12. 1807 – 16.2. 1895), Single of the Day





She was not just Bertrand Russel’s grandmother, she aimed all her life for the education of women.

She defended “the right of women to the highest culture hitherto reserved to men”.

In 1869 she founded Girton College.

Thank you and Happy Birthday Lady Stanley