Meet Our Heroines: Sofia Nădejde
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About The Event
Sofia Nădejde (1856-1946), the iconic pioneer of women's rights in Romania, joins the fabulous group of European leaders of the monumental struggle for gender equality featured in the online campaign Meet #OurHeroines, run by EUNIC New York. The association of the EU’s cultural institutes and general consulates in NYC will present the campaign on the social media platforms of its 40-strong members and associated members network throughout International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8.
Novelist, playwright, translator, journalist, and women's rights activist SOFIA NĂDEJDE was the first woman in Romania to be allowed to take her Baccalaureate exam in a boys' high school, the first woman to run a literary magazine and the author of the first feminist novel in the history of Romanian literature.
Picture: Sofia Nădejde (Băncilă) by Octav Băncilă