Mon, Mar 08 | Online Event

Meet Our Heroines: Sofia Nădejde

International Women's Day Celebration
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Mar 08, 2:00 PM EST
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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.

Find out more on our Facebook, Instagram and website on Monday, March 8 at 2 p.m. EST! 

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

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