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 (wĭl′ərd), Emma Hart 1787-1870.
American educator who was an early proponent of higher education for women.

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Frances Willard


, Frances Elizabeth Caroline 1839-1898.
American reformer. An ardent advocate of temperance and women's suffrage, she was the national president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (1879-1898).


(ˈwɪl ərd)

1. Emma (Hart), 1787–1870, U.S. educator and poet.
2. Frances Elizabeth Caroline, 1839–98, U.S. educator, reformer, and author.
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Katie Archambault, Emma Willard School (New York), comments, "Membership is incredibly affordable and the amount of support and inspiration one receives as a member is absolutely priceless.
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During his tenure with ads, Leone has been responsible for the design and management of projects ranging from interior fit-outs, to high profile new construction: most notably his projects included the historic and award winning Gramercy Park Hotel, 40 Bond Street, One York Street, The Royalton Hotel (Original 1988 and updated 2007 Design), Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles, Skirkanich Hall at The University of Pennsylvania, Clift Hotel in San Francisco, and Emma Willard Natatorium in Troy, New York.
Emma Willard Founded in 1814 in Troy, New York, Emma Willard was among the first schools in the country to offer girls an academic curriculum.
The lifelong friendship and networking between Emma Willard and French femmes de lettres and educators Louise Swanton Belloc and Adelaide Montgolfier are reconstructed here from their correspondence.
By any measure, Catharine Beecher, Emma Willard, and Lydia Sigourney were three of the most influential women in antebellum America.
Emma Willard, a Connecticut teacher who had taught herself geometry at 13, wanted to establish a broader curriculum.
Gilligan (1990) studied adolescent girls at the Emma Willard school for girls in Troy, New York.
To help in our uncertainties, even in reconsidering what is a "truly educated and well-formed human being", the Pangles turn to resurrect the educational proposals and reflections of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Noah Webster, Emma Willard, and many others.